Wednesday February 22, 1967

US date format: 2/22/1967, UK date format: 22/2/1967

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 1967). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Bentley Mitchum and Steve Broussard. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Kind Of A Drag by The Buckinghams. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The Arrogance Of Power by James William Fulbright was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La princesse du rail.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • 25,000 American and South Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : Actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at...
  • : German politician (SDP), dies at age 53.

Movies

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The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern

Country: United States of America

Master Stroke

Master Stroke

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Richard Harrison, Adolfo Celi, Margaret Lee, Gérard Tichy

Hurry Sundown

Hurry Sundown

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Diahann Carroll

The Night of the Generals

The Night of the Generals

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States of America

The Spy in the Green Hat

The Spy in the Green Hat

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Jack Palance, Janet Leigh

TV Series

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La princesse du rail

La princesse du rail

Callan

Callan

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Starring: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Invaders

The Invaders

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Directed by: Paul Shapiro

Starring: Roy Thinnes

Country: United States of America

Rango

Rango

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

A Família Trapo

A Família Trapo

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Arrogance Of Power by James William Fulbright

The Arrogance Of Power

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Senator J. William Fulbright discusses the arrogance of power.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner

Madame Sarah

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1966 - 2nd Edition - Houghton Mifflin - Hard Cover - Madame Sarah : Sarah Bernhardt - By Cornelia Otis Skinner - 24 pages of photos - Clean copy - Good-Vg

Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

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Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

The Mask Of Apollo by Mary Renault

The Mask Of Apollo

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Set in fourth-century B.C. Greece, The Mask of Apollo is narrated by Nikeratos, a tragic actor who takes with him on all his travels a gold mask of Apollo, a relic

The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank

The Boston Strangler

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New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Edgar Award: The definitive account of the notorious serial killer—and the manhunt that followed his rampage. On June 14, 1962, twenty-five-year-old Juris Slesers arrived at his mother’s apartment to drive her to …


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