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Thursday 20 January 1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stacey Dash and Rainn Wilson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jackanory. 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 months ?

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond, Dick Sargent

Country: United States

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Die, Monster, Die!

Directed by: Daniel Haller

Starring: Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson, Suzan Farmer

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Never Too Late

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Starring: Paul Ford, Connie Stevens, Maureen O'Sullivan, Jim Hutton

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Tattooed Life

Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Hideki Takahashi, Masako Izumi, Hiroko Itô, Kayo Matsuo

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Red Line 7000

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: James Caan, Laura Devon, Gail Hire, Charlene Holt

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TV Series

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

Jackanory

Directed by: Brian Hawkins

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Mystery and Imagination

Die Tintenfische

Starring: Helmut Schmid, Albert Rueprecht

The Baron

David Copperfield

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Demonstrations occur against high food prices in Hungary.

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Books

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

In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

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The Green Berets

By: Robin Moore

This new revised edition of the Green Berets memorializes "The Wall". New material includes a hitherto unpublished Special Forces story about the rear echelon SF men who spent a few

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Is Paris Burning?

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

From the bestselling author of The City of Joy comes the dramatic story of the Allied liberation of Paris. Is Paris Burning?

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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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