Saturday November 26, 1966

US date format: 11/26/1966, UK date format: 26/11/1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Garcelle Beauvais and Roland Lescure. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Keep Me Hangin' On by The Supremes. In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Brighty of the Grand Canyon, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching George and the Dragon.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Events

  • Walking Happy opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
  • 54th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Ottawa, 29-14

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Movies

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Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Jiggs the Donkey, Joseph Cotten, Pat Conway, Dick Foran

One Million Years B.C.

One Million Years B.C.

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown

Country: United States of America

Runaway Railway

Runaway Railway

Directed by: Jan Darnley-Smith

Starring: John Moulder-Brown, Kevin Bennett, Leonard Brockwell, Roberta Tovey

The Professionals

The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Country: United States of America

The Frozen Dead

The Frozen Dead

Directed by: Herbert J. Leder

Starring: Dana Andrews, Anna Palk, Philip Gilbert, Kathleen Breck

TV Series

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George and the Dragon

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

Star Trek

Star Trek

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

Country: United States of America

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Kommt ein Löwe geflogen

Kommt ein Löwe geflogen

Princ, a katona

Princ, a katona

Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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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.

Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

Human Sexual Response

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This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

The Search For Amelia Earhart by Fred Goerner

The Search For Amelia Earhart

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Hardcover with dust jacket is author Fred Goerner's investigation of rumors suggesting that Amelia Earhart may have been a captive of the Japanese.

Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

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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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