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Thursday 14 April 1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Justice and Greg Maddux. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers. In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Frederick de Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Avengers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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Harper

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini

Country: United States

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The Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 14 April 1966

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Avengers

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Die Tintenfische

Starring: Helmut Schmid, Albert Rueprecht

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Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

Starring: Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Maurier, Orlane Paquin, Christine Simon

Country: France

Geheimagent Tegtmeier

Starring: Jürgen von Manger, Gisela Schlüter, Sofie Engelke

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 April 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
  • N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
  • Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
  • New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
  • Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The South Vietnamese government promises free elections in 3–5 months.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Billion Dollar Brain

By: Len Deighton

The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's private cold war…General Midwinter loves his country, and hates communism.

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A Thousand Days

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration.

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Is Paris Burning?

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

From the bestselling author of The City of Joy comes the dramatic story of the Allied liberation of Paris. Is Paris Burning?

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In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

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