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Monday 22 August 1966

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Michaels and Brooke Dillman. 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 Giles Goat Boy by John Barth 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 22 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Beatles arrive in New York City
  • Labor movements NFWA and AWOC merge to become the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), predecessor of the United Farm Workers.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7987
  • Life: Pat and Luci Nugent at their wedding
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James E. Thomson -- Aug. 19, 1966

Books

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

Giles Goat Boy

By: John Barth

In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible Wescac computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant "fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex" (Time).

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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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Tinkerbelle

By: Robert Manry

"The whole audacious caper... a fine, satisfying salt-water adventure... a narrative of courage and endurance, of dreams as well as seamanship."

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Flying Saucers -- Serious Business

By: Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards (August 4, 1908 - June 23, 1967) was an American writer and broadcaster, and one of the pioneers in radio.

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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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