Thursday May 26, 1966

US date format: 5/26/1966, UK date format: 26/5/1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Helena Bonham Carter and Zola Budd. In that special week of May people in US were listening to When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Watch Out for the Automobile, directed by Eldar Ryazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Columbella by Phyllis Whitney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Canvas.
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Watch Out for the Automobile

Watch Out for the Automobile

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Anatoliy Papanov

Cul-de-sac

Cul-de-sac

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran

Country: United States of America

The Shooting

The Shooting

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Will Hutchins, Warren Oates

Lost Command

Lost Command

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal, Michèle Morgan

Knives of the Avenger

Knives of the Avenger

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Fausto Tozzi, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Luciano Pollentin

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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Events

  • Buddhist sets self on fire at US consulate in HuT South-Vietnam.

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TV Series

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Canvas

Canvas

Directed by: Joseph Greco

Adam Adamant Lives!

Adam Adamant Lives!

Beggar My Neighbour

Beggar My Neighbour

Millicent

Millicent

Bekannte Namen im Examen

Bekannte Namen im Examen

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Books

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Columbella by Phyllis Whitney

Columbella

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Fleeing her own past, Jessica Abbot finds herself at the centre of a conflict at Hampden House in the Virgin Islands, and is confronted by a tormenting, destructive woman married to

The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan

The Last Battle

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GREAT FOR THE HISTORY BUFF

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Tell No Man

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tell no man

A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

A Thousand Days

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

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls

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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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