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Saturday 30 July 1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kerry Fox and Craig Gannon. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs. In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Informer. 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 ?

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

Förster Horn

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

Movies

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

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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How to Steal a Million

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach

Country: United States

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A Man and a Woman

Directed by: Claude Lelouch

Starring: Anouk Aime, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Pierre Barouh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kerry Fox: New Zealand actress and screenwriter.
  • Craig Gannon: English guitarist and songwriter (The Smiths The Bluebells and The Adult Net).
  • Allan Langer: Australian rugby player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edward G Craig: English actor / director (On Art of Theatre), dies at 94.
Facts:
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Supertest Ladies Golf Open
  • US airplanes bombs demilitarized zone in Vietnam
  • Sniper Charles Whitman kills 13 people and wounds 31 from atop the University of Texas at Austin Main Building tower, after earlier killing his wife and mother.
  • A military coup occurs in Nigeria General Yakubu Gowon takes over.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Nurse Murderers fingerprints
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lauren Bacall -- July 29, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7983

Books

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

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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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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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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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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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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