Thursday November 17, 1966

US date format: 11/17/1966, UK date format: 17/11/1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sophie Marceau and Jeff Buckley. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Keep Me Hangin' On by The Supremes. In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Brighty of the Grand Canyon, directed by Norman Foster, 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 George and the Dragon.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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Events

  • Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour).

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Movies

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Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Jiggs the Donkey, Joseph Cotten, Pat Conway, Dick Foran

One Million Years B.C.

One Million Years B.C.

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown

Country: United States of America

Runaway Railway

Runaway Railway

Directed by: Jan Darnley-Smith

Starring: John Moulder-Brown, Kevin Bennett, Leonard Brockwell, Roberta Tovey

The Professionals

The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Country: United States of America

The Frozen Dead

The Frozen Dead

Directed by: Herbert J. Leder

Starring: Dana Andrews, Anna Palk, Philip Gilbert, Kathleen Breck

TV Series

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George and the Dragon

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

Star Trek

Star Trek

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Starring: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Country: United States of America

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Bat Out of Hell

Bat Out of Hell

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Days to next November 17

If November 17, 1966 is your birthday you're 53 years, 8 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 14 days.
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Books

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Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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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.

Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

Human Sexual Response

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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

A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis

A Dream Of Kings

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At the heart of A Dream of Kings is Leonidas Matsoukas, operator of the Pindar Counseling Service ("Solutions provided for all problems of life and love"), proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick

The Passover Plot by Hugh J. Schonfield

The Passover Plot

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Forty years ago, while living in the city of Linköping, I came across an unusual book. It was written by the distinguished biblical scholar Hugh Schonfield but it read like a

All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor

All In The Family

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Hardcover: 434 pages Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.; Book Club (BCE/BOMC) edition (1966) Language: English ASIN: B003026EMS Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches Shipping Weight: 1.6


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