Sunday May 15, 1966

US date format: 5/15/1966, UK date format: 15/5/1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Greg Wise and Sommore . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Canvas.
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Seconds

Seconds

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Rock Hudson, Frank Campanella, John Randolph, Frances Reid

Country: United States of America

Hunger

Hunger

Directed by: Henning Carlsen

Starring: Per Oscarsson, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitte Federspiel, Knud Rex

A Man and a Woman

A Man and a Woman

Directed by: Claude Lelouch

Starring: Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Pierre Barouh, Valérie Lagrange

Country: United States of America

Mademoiselle

Mademoiselle

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Ettore Manni, Keith Skinner, Umberto Orsini

Duel at Diablo

Duel at Diablo

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Bibi Andersson, Dennis Weaver

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Invitational.

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TV Series

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Canvas

Canvas

Directed by: Joseph Greco

All Gas and Gaiters

All Gas and Gaiters

Redenção

Redenção

Kleine Hundekunde

Kleine Hundekunde

Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins

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The Double Image by Helen MacInnes

The Double Image

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While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

The Proud Tower by Barbara W. Tuchman

The Proud Tower

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"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever.

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls

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The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman

Up The Down Staircase

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Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United …

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns

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