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Saturday 19 August 1967

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Agnès Dhaussy and Randy Baldwin. In that special week of August people in US were listening to All You Need Is Love by The Beatles. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. The Trip, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while When She Was Good by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Trip

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Bonnie and Clyde

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard

Country: United States

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In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Dirty Dozen

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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To Sir, with Love

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts

Country: United States

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TV Series

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¿Es usted el asesino?

Starring: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, María Jesús Lara, Lorenzo Ramírez, Marga de los Llanos

Country: Spain

Landarzt Dr. Brock

Starring: Rudolf Prack, Erna Sellmer, Gardy Granass, Kurt Großkurth

Ninja Hattorikun + Ninja Kaijû Zippô

Starring: Katsuyuki Mizutani, Yoshirô Hamaji, Kazuo Kumakura, Katsumi Takamiya

Country: Japan

Ein Fall für Titus Bunge

Starring: Ralf Wolter, Ruth-Maria Kubitschek

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Starring: Jeremy Brett, John Bryans, John Fraser, Patricia Fuller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1967 ?

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carl W de Vries: Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84.
  • Isaac Deutscher: Polish / Eng Historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60.
  • Hugo Gernsback: German-American businessman, editor, inventor and founder, and the world's first radio-supply-house dealer.
  • West Germany receives 36 East German prisoners it has quotpurchasedquot through the border posts of Herleshausen and Wartha.
  • A truce is declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • The People's Republic of China announces that it has shot down United States planes violating its airspace.

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

When She Was Good

By: Philip Roth

In this funny and chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, and the subject is the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman, one of those implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a ...

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The Eighth Day

By: Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder’s renowned 1967 National Book Award–winning novel features a foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder’s unpublished letters, handwritten annotations in the margins of the book, and other ...

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A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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Tales Of Manhattan

By: Louis Auchincloss

Tales of Manhattan is divided into three parts with each story about a well-heeled resident of Manhattan-entrenched in power through family and money, these are the type of people that Louis Auchincloss understood, and chose to write penetrating stories about.

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