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Sunday 16 January 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Washington and Jack McDowell in Van Nuys. 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 Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Tintenfische. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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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 16 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Facts:
  • Harold R Perry becomes 2nd black Roman Catholic Bishop in US
  • Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center.

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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 ?

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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Yes I Can

By: Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar

Paperback, biography, entertainment.

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A Gift Of Joy

By: Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke

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The Green Berets

By: Robin Moore

This new revised edition of the Green Berets memorializes "The Wall". New material includes a hitherto unpublished Special Forces story about the rear echelon SF men who spent a few

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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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