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Wednesday 28 December 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Giulia Gam and Jan Bijvoet. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Captain by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Woody Woodbury Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles

Country: United States

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A Man for All Seasons

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Franco Nero, Jos Bdalo, Loredana Nusciak

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Woody Woodbury Show

Starring: Robert Ridgely

Country: United States

Professor Balthazar

Starring: Erik Schumann, Zlatko Crnkovic

Dreizehn Briefe

Starring: Hans-Walter Clasen, Camilla Horn

Písen pro Rudolfa III.

Starring: Darek Vostrel, Iva Janzurová, Ludmila Vostrcilová, Jirí Hrzán

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Apropos Film

Starring: Helmut Dimko, Peter Hajek, Klaus Kinski

Country: Austria

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1966 ?

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Giulia Gam: Brazilian actress, talented and versatile in comedy, drama, theater and soaps.
  • Jan Bijvoet
  • Joe Wolf: NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals).
  • Jean-Christophe Choblet: French landscaper, designer of the Paris-Plages (Paris beaches), temporary artificial beaches created each summer along the river Seine in the centre of Paris, and, since 2007, along the Bassin de la Villette in the northeast of Paris.
  • Eric Evans: American gay video pornstar.
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  • 13 die in a train crash in Everett, Massachusetts
  • Thirteen die in a train crash in Everett, Massachusetts, USA.

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

Life magazine


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

The Captain

By: Jan de Hartog

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The Birds Fall Down

By: Rebecca West

No dust jacket. Binding torn and loose. Library sticker on front cover.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition.

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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 Secret Of Santa Vittoria

By: Robert Crichton

Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent ...

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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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