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Sunday 29 May 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Floyd Turner and Natalie Nougayrède. 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. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Proud Tower by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Förster Horn. 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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Movies

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

The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Nevada Smith

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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Arabesque

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Adrian, der Tulpendieb

Written by: István Békeffy, Dietrich Haugk, Otto Rombach (novel)

Directed by: Dietrich Haugk

Starring: Lukas Ammann, Peter Arens, Walter Buschhoff, Eva Christian

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

Starring: Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Maurier, Orlane Paquin, Christine Simon

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Floyd Turner: NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts).
  • Natalie Nougayrède: French journalist, director of the journal "Le Monde" since March 2013.
  • Jean Van de Velde: French professional golfer who is known mainly for his dramatic loss at The Open Championship in 1999.
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Facts:
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Baton Rouge Ladies Golf Invitational.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Discotheque
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Bhumibol, Queen Sirikit -- May 27, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7974

Books

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

The Proud Tower

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever.

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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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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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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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