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Saturday 21 May 1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Manon Kelley and Lisa Edelstein. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Menfreya In The Morning by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Förster Horn. 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 ?

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Adrian, der Tulpendieb

Written by: István Békeffy, Dietrich Haugk, Otto Rombach (novel)

Directed by: Dietrich Haugk

Starring: Lukas Ammann, Peter Arens, Walter Buschhoff, Eva Christian

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

Starring: Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Maurier, Orlane Paquin, Christine Simon

Country: France

Movies

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

The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Nevada Smith

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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Arabesque

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
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Facts:
  • Downtown by Mrs Miller hits #82
  • Time for Singing opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
  • Louie Louie by The Kingsmen reentered the chart and hits #97
  • Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Henry Cooper in round six for heavyweight boxing title in London, England.

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Books

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

Menfreya In The Morning

By: Victoria Holt

For Harriet Delvaney, the great house of Menfreya, standing like a fortress on the Cornish coast, had always been a citadel of happiness and high spirits.

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Human Sexual Response

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

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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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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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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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