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Friday 18 November 1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 18, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Driscoll and Gwendolyn Hajek. 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 Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching George and the Dragon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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What the sky looked like on 18 November 1966

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Movies

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Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Directed by: Norman Foster

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

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One Million Years B.C.

Directed by: Don Chaffey

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

Country: United States

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Runaway Railway

Directed by: Jan Darnley-Smith

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

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The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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

Country: United States

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Dimension 5

Directed by: Franklin Adreon

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, France Nuyen, Harold Sakata, Donald Woods

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TV Series

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George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

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Luz verde

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Bat Out of Hell

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Driscoll: American professional athlete and Parolympian and marathon wheelchair racer, motivational speaker and author.
  • Darren Flutie: CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos).
  • Gwendolyn Hajek: Shreveport, Louisiana -- Playmate (September, 1987).
  • Ron Coomer: Crest Hill, Illinois -- Infielder (Minn Twins).
  • Tommie Stowers: WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Sandy Koufax announces his retirement, due to arthritic left elbow
  • US RC bishops ends rules against eating meat on Fridays
  • US Roman Catholic bishops do away with rule against eating meat on Fridays.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 18, 1966 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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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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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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Videogames

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Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

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