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Friday 17 June 1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Clare Look-Jaeger and Fred Barnett. 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 Double Image by Helen MacInnes 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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Old Newspapers

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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 17 June 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • An Air France personnel strike begins.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Angela Lansbury
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Vo Nguyen Giap -- June 17, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7977

Books

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

The Double Image

By: Helen MacInnes

While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

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Human Sexual Response

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

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The Last Battle

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich.The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's

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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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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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