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Tuesday 16 August 1966

US date format: 8/16/1966, UK date format: 16/8/1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Ed Olczyk and Rosey Edeh. 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. Follow Me, Boys!, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
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Movies

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Follow Me, Boys!

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish, Charles Ruggles

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Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States of America

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Arizona Colt

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Giuliano Gemma, Fernando Sancho, Corinne Marchand, Nello Pazzafini

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Juan Colorado

Directed by: Miguel Zacarías

Starring: Antonio Aguilar, María Duval, Elsa Cárdenas, Flor Silvestre

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Johnny Yuma

Directed by: Romolo Guerrieri

Starring: Mark Damon, Lawrence Dobkin, Rosalba Neri, Luigi Vannucchi

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TV Series

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

Chain Letter

Directed by: Deon Taylor

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Ulrich und Ulrike

Starring: Matthias Fuchs, Hannelore Borns, Heinz Engelmann, Käte Pontow

The Corridor People

Guten Abend... Töne, Takte und Theater

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jack Mather: Actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack...
Facts:
  • Vietnam War: The House Un-American Activities Committee begins investigations of Americans who have aided the Viet Cong. The committee intends to introduce legislation making these activities illegal. Anti-war demonstrators disrupt the meeting and 50 people are arrested.

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Books

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The Last Battle

By: Cornelius Ryan

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Tinkerbelle

By: Robert Manry

"The whole audacious caper... a fine, satisfying salt-water adventure... a narrative of courage and endurance, of dreams as well as seamanship."

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Valley of the Dolls

By: Jacqueline Susann

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.

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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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