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Saturday 26 August 1967

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Myron Guyton and Sasha Djordjevic. 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 Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monsieur 100.000 Volt.
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 30 days ?

Monsieur 100.000 Volt

Starring: Gilbert Bécaud

Bellbird

Written by: Barbara Vernon

Starring: Carmel Millhouse

Country: Australia

¿Es usted el asesino?

Starring: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, María Jesús Lara, Lorenzo Ramírez, Marga de los Llanos

Country: Spain

Landarzt Dr. Brock

Starring: Rudolf Prack, Erna Sellmer, Gardy Granass, Kurt Großkurth

Ninja Hattorikun + Ninja Kaijû Zippô

Starring: Katsuyuki Mizutani, Yoshirô Hamaji, Kazuo Kumakura, Katsumi Takamiya

Country: Japan

Movies

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

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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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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The Dirty Dozen

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Beatles, Mick Jagger and Marienne Faithful meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • Dean Chance pitches a 2-1 no-hitter, and Twins sweep Cleveland
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber demands US stop bombing North Vietnam

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Marine and young Vietnamese friend
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Inside the Viet Cong -- Aug. 25, 1967
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8038

Books

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

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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The Eighth Day

By: Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder’s renowned 1967 National Book Award–winning novel features a foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder’s unpublished letters, handwritten annotations in the margins of the book, and other ...

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Anyone Can Make A Million

By: Morton Shulman

Provided encouragement down the beginnings of an entrepreneurial path . . .

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A Night Of Watching

By: Elliott Arnold

Designed for Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and published jointly by BBC and Longman, "Etoiles" offers a range of multimedia resources which aim to encourage learning by capturing the interest of the students.

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