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Thursday 17 November 1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Nelson 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. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vendetta. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Cul-de-sac

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Franoise Dorlac, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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Manos: The Hands of Fate

Directed by: Harold P. Warren

Starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree

Country: United States

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The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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What's Up, Tiger Lily?

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akiko Wakabayashi

Country: United States

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Fahrenheit 451

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Cool McCool

Written by: Al Brodax, Bob Kane

Starring: Chuck McCann, Bob McFadden, Carol Corbett

Country: United States

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Star Trek

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

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

Country: United States

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Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

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Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1966 ?

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
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Nelson: Baltimore, Maryland -- Pitcher (New York Yankees).
  • Jeff Buckley: American musician, who emerged in the avant-garde club scene of the 1990s.
  • Sophie Marceau: French actress, seen in her first English-speaking role in "Braveheart" with Mel Gibson.
  • Daisy Fuentes: Cuban model and actress.
  • Alvin Patrimonio: Filipino basketball player and manager.
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Facts:
  • Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7999
  • Life: JeanPaul Belmondo
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bishop Pike -- Nov. 11, 1966

Books

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

The Boston Strangler

By: Gerald Frank

New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Edgar Award: The definitive account of the notorious serial killer—and the manhunt that followed his rampage. On June 14, 1962, twenty-five-year-old Juris Slesers arrived at his mother’s apartment to drive her to ...

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The Birds Fall Down

By: Rebecca West

No dust jacket. Binding torn and loose. Library sticker on front cover.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition.

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Rush To Judgment

By: Mark Lane

Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

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Flying Saucers -- Serious Business

By: Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards (August 4, 1908 - June 23, 1967) was an American writer and broadcaster, and one of the pioneers in radio.

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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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