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Tuesday 18 October 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alan Mills and Denise Philbrick. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. The Fortune Cookie, directed by Billy Wilder, 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 Cliff Dexter. 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 ?

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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Movies

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

The Fortune Cookie

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich

Country: United States

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Spinout

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain

Country: United States

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton

Country: United States

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Hawaii

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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Seconds

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Rock Hudson, Frank Campanella, John Randolph

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Nestell: US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73.
  • Sebastian S Kresge: American merchant (Kmart) (Born 1867).
  • Elizabeth Arden: Canadian-American entrepreneur with beauty salons, health spas and a cosmetic product line.
Facts:
  • Apple Tree opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7995
  • Life: Football Greenbay Packers and Cleveland Browns
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter Cronkite -- Oct. 14, 1966

Books

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

Games People Play

By: Eric Berne

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.

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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

By: Robert Crichton

Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent ...

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The Passover Plot

By: Hugh J. Schonfield

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

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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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