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Wednesday 16 February 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eric Uptagrafft in Spokane . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Lightnin' Strikes by Lou Christie. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Historias para no dormir. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians'

Directed by: George Pollock

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian

Country: United States

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1966 ?

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bob Cowper makes 307 versus England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 727 minute s, 20 fours.

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

Life magazine


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

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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A Gift Of Prophecy

By: Ruth Montgomery

A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

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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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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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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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