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Wednesday 29 June 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yoko Kamio and John Part. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra. 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 The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan 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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Old Newspapers

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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 in the last 30 days ?

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 29 June 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yoko Kamio: Japanese author and illustrator.
  • John Part: Canadian darts player and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Hanoi and Haiphong for 1st time
  • KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, CA begins
  • US bombs fuel storage facilities near North Vietnamese cities.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7979
  • Life: Prescription pills drugs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Jacob Javits -- June 24, 1966

Books

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

The Last Battle

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich.The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's

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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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Columbella

By: Phyllis Whitney

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

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In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

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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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