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Wednesday 17 May 1967

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cameron Bancroft and Mohamed Nasheed. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Groovin' by The Young Rascals. In UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. For a Few Dollars More, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while Under The Eye Of The Storm by John Hersey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Liebesgeschichten.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

For a Few Dollars More

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volont

Country: United States

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Two for the Road

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Albert Finney, Eleanor Bron

Country: United States

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Casino Royale

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress

Country: United States

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Double Trouble

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Annette Day, John Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Sonja Ziemann

The Further Adventures of the Musketeers

Starring: Joss Ackland, Brian Blessed, William Dexter, John Woodvine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Kommissar Brahm

Starring: Paul Klinger, Manfred Seipold, Otto Stern, Ursula Mellin

Signé alouette

Starring: Geneviève Brunet, Philippe Normand, Bernard Lavalette, Maurice Tutrice

Country: France

CBS Children's Film Festival

Starring: Perry Benson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1967 ?

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cameron Bancroft: Actor (Beverly Hills 90210).
  • Mohamed Nasheed: Maldivian lawyer and politician 4th President of the Maldives.
  • Debbie Dutch in Titusville: New Jersey, USA; actress (Hell's Paradox).
  • Evelyne Binsack: Swiss mountaineer and adventurer, first Swiss woman to climb Mount Everest, helicopter pilot, reached the south pole in 2007 by starting from her home town in Switzerland on foot, bicycle and ski.
  • Dennis Luciani: American on a TV reality show, this "Average Joe" was cut in the second round in a series that concluded on December 8, 2003 where he was competing for the love of an NFL cheerleader and model.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Six-Day War: President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt demands dismantling of the peace-keeping UN Emergency Force in Egypt.

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Life magazine


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

Under The Eye Of The Storm

By: John Hersey

Under the Eye of the Storm

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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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Due To Circumstances Beyond Our Control

By: Fred W. Friendly

Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control... 0261620584 Used - Very Good 02/17/2015

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Madame Sarah

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

1966 - 2nd Edition - Houghton Mifflin - Hard Cover - Madame Sarah : Sarah Bernhardt - By Cornelia Otis Skinner - 24 pages of photos - Clean copy - Good-Vg

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