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Thursday 16 March 1967

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dan Owens and John Mangum. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Penny Lane by The Beatles. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Thoroughly Modern Millie, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The Bitter Heritage by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
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 ?

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

Starring: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

Country: United States

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Callan

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Invaders

Written by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Roy Thinnes

Country: United States

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Super Chicken

Country: United States

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The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore

Country: United States

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Hombre

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Chimes at Midnight

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford

Country: United States

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In Like Flint

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Jean Hale

Country: United States

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A Countess from Hong Kong

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dan Owens: NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions).
  • John Mangum: NFL safety (Chicago Bears).
  • Lauren Graham: American actress.
  • Tracy Bonham: American singer and violinist.
  • John Darnielle: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Mountain Goats The Extra Lens and The Bloody Hawaiians).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down
  • In the Aspida case in Greece, 15 officers are sentenced to 2–18 years in prison, accused of treason and intentions of staging a coup.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1967?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8015
  • Life: US paratroopers over Vietnam
  • Time: TIME magazine co-founder Henry R. Luce.

Books

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

The Bitter Heritage

By: Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr

The Politics of Hope and the Bitter Heritage: American Liberalism in the 1960s (James Madison Library in American Politics) - [ The Politics of Hope and the Bitter Heritage: American Liberalism

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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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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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Inside South America

By: John Gunther

This, the eighth "Inside" book, a brand new, full scale "Inside" study of South America, is an eye-opening book about the ten South American republics.

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