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Monday 29 August 1966

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dan Truman and Jorn Grosskopf. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sunshine Superman by Donovan. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. Alfie, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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 Ulrich und Ulrike. 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 ?

Ulrich und Ulrike

Starring: Matthias Fuchs, Hannelore Borns, Heinz Engelmann, Käte Pontow

The Informer

Written by: Geoffrey Bellman, John Whitney

Starring: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

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

Alfie

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin

Country: United States

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Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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This Property Is Condemned

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Batman

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether

Country: United States

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Torn Curtain

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Beatles last public concert (Candlestick Park, San Francisco)
  • Dutch Internal Minister Smallenbroek resigns after driving drunk
  • The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

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Books

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

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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Flying Saucers -- Serious Business

By: Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards (August 4, 1908 - June 23, 1967) was an American writer and broadcaster, and one of the pioneers in radio.

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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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Human Sexual Response

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

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

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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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