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Monday 30 May 1966

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stephen Malkmus and Frédéric Hantz. In that special week of May people in US were listening to When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Fireball 500, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Canvas. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Movies

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

Fireball 500

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian, Chill Wills

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Watch Out for the Automobile

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Anatoliy Papanov

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The Shooting

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Will Hutchins, Warren Oates

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Lost Command

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal, Michèle Morgan

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Knives of the Avenger

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Fausto Tozzi, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Luciano Pollentin

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TV Series

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

Canvas

Directed by: Joseph Greco

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Semeystvo Kalinkovi

Jens Claasen und seine Tiere

Starring: Gerd Siemoneit, Faustin Afande, Kaleb Akwera, Alexander Engel

4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Le chevalier d'Harmental

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US launches Surveyor 1 to the Moon.
  • Graham Hill wins Indianapolis 500 car race (232.2 kph).
  • 300 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam.
  • Former Congolese Prime Minister Evariste Kimba and several other politicians are publicly executed in Kinshasa on the orders of President Joseph Mobutu.
  • launch of Surveyor 1 the first US spacecraft to achieve landing on an extraterrestrial body.

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Books

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

The Double Image

By: Helen MacInnes

While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

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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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Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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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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