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Friday 20 October 1967

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Carling and Harvey Pulliam. In that special week of October people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Wait Until Dark, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while A Second-Hand Life by Charles Jackson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Nibelungen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Wait Until Dark

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna

Country: United States

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Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero

Country: United States

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Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Mariko Okada, Koji Tsuruta

Country: United States

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The Jungle Book

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima

Country: United States

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Directed by: Arthur H. Nadel

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Die Nibelungen

Starring: Gerd Seid, Antje Weisgerber, Hans Caninenberg, Alfred Schieske

Der Vater und sein Sohn

Starring: Thomas Margulies, Hartmut Reck

Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Erich Schellow, Paul Edwin Roth, Manja Kafka, Hans Schellbach

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Urutora sebun

Starring: Shôji Nakayama, Kôji Moritsugu, Yuriko Hishimi, Sandayû Dokumamushi

Country: Japan

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Le chevalier Tempête

Starring: Robert Etcheverry, Jacques Balutin, Geneviève Casile, Giani Esposito

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1967 ?

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
  • Shigeru Yoshida: Japanese politician and diplomat 51st Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1967).
  • 7 men are convicted of civil rights violations in Meridan, Mississippi
  • All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers
  • Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland Athletics
  • KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Seven men are convicted of civil rights violations in Meridian, Mississippi.

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

A Second-Hand Life

By: Charles Jackson

A Second-Hand Life

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The Lawyers

By: Martin Mayer

"The Lawyers...is a reporter's effort to take a straight look at the legal profession, from the grubby precincts of the criminal courts & the bluff~&~bluster of negotiations in automobile accident cases

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Night Falls On The City

By: Sarah Gainham

Vienna in 1938 is a place of high culture, gilded opera houses and intellectual salons. Beautiful actress Julia Homburg and her politician husband Franz Wedeker embody all the enlightened brilliance of their native city

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A Night Of Watching

By: Elliott Arnold

Designed for Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and published jointly by BBC and Longman, "Etoiles" offers a range of multimedia resources which aim to encourage learning by capturing the interest of the students.

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