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Sunday 14 August 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Karl Petter L?ken and Halle Berry. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Kremlin Letter by Noel Behn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Informer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Informer

Written by: Geoffrey Bellman, John Whitney

Starring: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

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Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Movies

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

This Property Is Condemned

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Batman

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether

Country: United States

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Torn Curtain

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova

Country: United States

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How to Steal a Million

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach

Country: United States

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A Man and a Woman

Directed by: Claude Lelouch

Starring: Anouk Aime, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Pierre Barouh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Karl Petter L?ken: Norwegian footballer.
  • Halle Berry: American actress, able to play sexy and vulnerable or cute and sassy.
  • David Hallyday: French singer and noted family, the son of French rock star Johnny Hallyday.
  • Paolo Tofoli: Italian volleyball player, a member of the Italian Men's team that won a Silver Medal 8/04/1996 at the Atlantic Olympics and a Bronze Medal in 2000.
  • Karl Løken: Swedish-Norwegian footballer and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tip Snooke: South African cricketer (Born 1881).
Facts:
  • 1st US lunar orbiter begins orbiting Moon
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1966?

  • Life: Texas store window shattered by sniper
  • Time: Mass murderer Charles Whitman
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7985

Books

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

The Kremlin Letter

By: Noel Behn

The American Espionage Apparatus

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Human Sexual Response

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

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The Crusades

By: Zoe Oldenbourg

THE CRUSADES, unlike any other work, clarifies much that has been obscure about this often discussed but still enigmatic movement. Here is an immensely exciting romance, in the highest sense, which

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Games People Play

By: Eric Berne

We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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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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