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Thursday 16 June 1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include [Eric] Randy Barnes and Jan Zelezny. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Born Free, directed by James Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Last Hundred Days by John Toland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chronicle. 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 ?

Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Adrian, der Tulpendieb

Written by: István Békeffy, Dietrich Haugk, Otto Rombach (novel)

Directed by: Dietrich Haugk

Starring: Lukas Ammann, Peter Arens, Walter Buschhoff, Eva Christian

Movies

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

Born Free

Directed by: James Hill

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen

Country: United States

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The Blue Max

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress

Country: United States

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

Country: United States

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Khartoum

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson

Country: United States

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The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • [Eric] Randy Barnes: Charleston, West Virginia -- Shot putter (1988, 96 Olympics - Silver / Gold Medals).
  • Jan Zelezny: Czechoslovakia -- Javelin thrower (1992, 96 Olympics - 2 Gold Medals).
  • Mark Occhilupo: Australian surfer.
  • Phil Vischer: American voice actor director producer and screenwriter co-created VeggieTales.
  • Jan Železný: Czech javelin thrower and coach.
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Facts:
  • Rowan & Martin Show, debuts on NBC-TV
  • 20th Tony Awards: Marat / Sade and Man of La Mancha win

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7977
  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: Multiple images of baseball pitcher Juan Marichal.

Books

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

The Last Hundred Days

By: John Toland

From review - The last 100 days of the Nazi regime have long remained clouded by the fact that it was the Soviet armies that reached Berlin first and afterwards controlled

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Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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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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Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

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

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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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