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Wednesday 23 February 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Druce in Peterborough and Neal McDonough. In that special week of February people in US were listening to These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Historias para no dormir. 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 ?

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Tammy

Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Harper

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford

Country: United States

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini

Country: United States

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Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians'

Directed by: George Pollock

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian

Country: United States

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Facts:
  • Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda.
  • Military coup under Hafiz al-Assad in Syria ends Bitar government.
  • In Syria, Baath party member Salah Jadid leads an intra-party military coup that replaces the previous government of General Amin Hafiz, also a Baathist.

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Books

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

A Gift Of Prophecy

By: Ruth Montgomery

A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

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A Thousand Days

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration.

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Games People Play

By: Eric Berne

We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

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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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