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Sunday 26 June 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bryan Webb and Kirk McLean. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Paperback Writer by The Beatles. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Sword of Doom, directed by Kihachi Okamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dark Shadows. 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 ?

Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

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Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Dr. Who and the Daleks

Directed by: Gordon Flemyng

Starring: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden

Country: United States

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The Sword of Doom

Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Yz Kayama

Country: United States

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Born Free

Directed by: James Hill

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen

Country: United States

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The Blue Max

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress

Country: United States

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
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Facts:
  • Time for Singing closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • Kanton Bazel leads female suffrage in Switzerland

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Prescription pills drugs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Jacob Javits -- June 24, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7978

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 Proud Tower

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever.

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Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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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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