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Wednesday 21 December 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rachel Sutherland and Kiefer Sutherland. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Polizeifunk ruft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Polizeifunk ruft

Starring: Karl-Heinz Hess, Josef Dahmen, Karl-Heinz Kreienbaum, Eckart Dux

Country: Canada

The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Starring: David Phillips, Eric R. Laithwaite, Heinz Wolff, George Porter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vendetta

Written by: Tudor Gates, Brian Degas

Starring: Neil McCallum, Stelio Candelli

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cliff Dexter

Starring: Hans von Borsody, Sabine Bethmann, Andrea Dahmen, Eva Gross

Country: Germany

Les globe-trotters

Starring: Yves Rénier, Edward Meeks, Maria Dallas, Aniko Sasou

Country: France

Movies

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

Grand Prix

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand

Country: United States

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The Sand Pebbles

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen

Country: United States

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Blow-Up

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles

Country: United States

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A Man for All Seasons

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Django

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Franco Nero, Jos Bdalo, Loredana Nusciak

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rachel Sutherland: British-Canadian TV producer of "Kids in the Hall" and "The Rez.
  • Kiefer Sutherland: British-American actor and noted family, the son of Donald and Shirley Sutherland, named Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland, a twin.
  • Marco Borsato: Pop Singer.
  • Adam Schefter: American journalist and sportscaster.
  • Karri Turner: American actress.
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Facts:
  • USSR launches Luna 13; soft-landed in Oceanus Procellarum

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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The Jury Returns

By: Louis Nizer

Name on front fly.

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The Adventurers

By: Harold Robbins

Harold Robbins, a novelist known for steamy passion in his works, stirs up passion of a different kind in The Adventurers, a story of revolution and danger in the sultry jungles of South America.As

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Capable Of Honor

By: Allen Drury

Story of a powerful Washington columnist and his influence over his colleagues and international politics

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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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