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Sunday 21 August 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Wetteland . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. Alfie, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ulrich und Ulrike. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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TV Series

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

Ulrich und Ulrike

Starring: Matthias Fuchs, Hannelore Borns, Heinz Engelmann, Käte Pontow

The Informer

Written by: Geoffrey Bellman, John Whitney

Starring: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Movies

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

Alfie

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin

Country: United States

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Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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This Property Is Condemned

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Batman

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether

Country: United States

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Torn Curtain

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Wetteland: American baseball player, a pitcher for the Texas Rangers.
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Facts:
  • Seven men are sentenced to death in Egypt, for anti-Nasser agitation.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) established.
  • The United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), predecessor of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW), is formed.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pat and Luci Nugent at their wedding
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James E. Thomson -- Aug. 19, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7986

Books

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

I, The King

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

The story of Philip IV of Spain and the women who most influenced his life. His first wife, Isabel of Bourbon; his true love Ines Calderon, the young actress; and Sor

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The Kremlin Letter

By: Noel Behn

The American Espionage Apparatus

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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 Last Battle

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich.The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's

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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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