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Thursday 26 January 1967

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tim Pugh and Katie Peterson-Parker in Bethesda. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Night of the Generals, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Name's McGooley, What's Yours?.
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 ?

The Invaders

Written by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Roy Thinnes

Country: United States

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Super Chicken

Country: United States

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The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Cool McCool

Written by: Al Brodax, Bob Kane

Starring: Chuck McCann, Bob McFadden, Carol Corbett

Country: United States

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Star Trek

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Night of the Generals

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

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

Country: United States

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A Fistful of Dollars

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volont, Marianne Koch

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Albert Remy: French actor seen in noted films that include "Is Paris Burning?" "Grand Prix" and "Shoot the Piano Player.
  • Kenneth Thomson: 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet Canadian businessman and art collector (d. 2006).
Facts:
  • The Parliament of the United Kingdom decides to nationalize 90% of the British steel industry.
  • ''Apollo 1'': U.S. astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward Higgins White, and Roger Chaffee are killed when fire breaks out in their Apollo spacecraft during a launch pad test.
  • The United States, Soviet Union and United Kingdom sign the Outer Space Treaty.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8008
  • Life: Chinas Red Guards
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John W. Gardner -- Jan. 20, 1967

Books

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

Rush To Judgment

By: Mark Lane

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

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The Jury Returns

By: Louis Nizer

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Valley of the Dolls

By: Jacqueline Susann

The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

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Waiting For Winter

By: John O'Hara

The illustrated dustjacket on this vintage collectible first edition, first printing hardcover rates FINE- or near mint. The jacket adds much to the historical feel and value of this title.

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