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Saturday 15 January 1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Lisa . In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Rabbi by Noah Gordon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Tintenfische. 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 ?

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Tammy

Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond

Country: United States

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Our Man Flint

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Gila Golan

Country: United States

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The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lisa Lisa: American singer and actress (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • AFL Pro Bowl: All-Stars beats Buffalo 30-19.
  • NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 36-7.
  • The Nigerian First Republic, led by Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is overthrown in a military coup d'etat.
  • A bloody military coup is staged in Nigeria, deposing the civilian government.
  • The Nigerian coup is overturned by another faction of the military, leaving a military government in power. This is the beginning of a long period of military rule.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Vietnams Ho Chi Minh and Pham Van Dong
  • Time: Top: Lyndon Johnson and advisors at JBJ Ranch; Bottom: Soviet Troubleshooter Aleksandr Shelepin and
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7955

Books

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

The Rabbi

By: Noah Gordon

Michael Kind was a rabbi, but he was also a man. A man who couldn't help that his heart led him to Leslie, a beautiful minister's daughter.

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Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

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Mrs. Jack

By: Louise Hall Tharp

A biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner of Boston in the 19th century. An American charmer and art collector, Isabella Stewart Gardner and her husband Jack kept company with the leading men

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Yes I Can

By: Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar

Paperback, biography, entertainment.

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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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