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Thursday 24 August 1967

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Thomas . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bellbird.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Kenilworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, John Bryans, John Fraser, Patricia Fuller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tonight with Dave Allen

Starring: Dave Allen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Starring: Zuleika Robson, Liz Crowther, Jack Woolgar, Paul Waller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Island

Starring: Mervyn Joseph, Robert Gillespie, Garard Green, Pearl Hackney

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Coronet Blue

Written by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Frank Converse, Joe Silver

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Point Blank

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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The Trip

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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The Exterminating Angel

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique Rambal

Country: United States

Bonnie and Clyde

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard

Country: United States

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In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Liberian flag designed.
  • Abbie Hoffman and others toss dollar bills from the visitors' gallery of the New York Stock Exchange to create mayhem on the trading floor.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1967?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8038
  • Life: Model Veruschka
  • Time: Painting of Captain Bus Mosbacher at the helm the U.S. America's Cup entry, Intrepid, by noted mari

Books

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

The Boston Strangler

By: Gerald Frank

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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The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

By: Robert Crichton

Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent ...

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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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