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Friday 23 December 1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hans van Arum Dutch soccer player (Vitesse and Pernilla Mansson. 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 The Mask Of Apollo by Mary Renault 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..

You can also have a look at the whole 1966 or at December 23 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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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 23 December 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, last program

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: LIFE is 30 double issue photography
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Julie Andrews -- Dec. 23, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8004

Books

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

The Mask Of Apollo

By: Mary Renault

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

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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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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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The Jury Returns

By: Louis Nizer

Name on front fly.

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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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