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Thursday 31 August 1967

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diane Madl and Melanie Sullivan. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The King Of The Castle by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching He & She.
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 30 days ?

He & She

Written by: Leonard Stern

Starring: Paula Prentiss, Richard Benjamin, Jack Cassidy, Kenneth Mars

Country: United States

Monsieur 100.000 Volt

Starring: Gilbert Bécaud

Bellbird

Written by: Barbara Vernon

Starring: Carmel Millhouse

Country: Australia

¿Es usted el asesino?

Starring: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, María Jesús Lara, Lorenzo Ramírez, Marga de los Llanos

Country: Spain

Landarzt Dr. Brock

Starring: Rudolf Prack, Erna Sellmer, Gardy Granass, Kurt Großkurth

Movies

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

Point Blank

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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The Trip

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Bonnie and Clyde

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard

Country: United States

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In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Dirty Dozen

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Diane Madl: Mountain Top, Pennsylvania -- Field hockey forward / midfielder (1996 Olympics).
  • Melanie Sullivan: Branford, Connecticut -- WPVA volleyballer (National-13th - 1994).
  • Nigel Avery: New Zealand weightlifter and bobsledder.
  • Jonathan Cake: English actor.
  • Gene Hoglan: American drummer (Tenet Strapping Young Lad Testament Fear Factory and Dethklok).
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1967?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8039
  • Life: Marine and young Vietnamese friend
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Inside the Viet Cong -- Aug. 25, 1967

Books

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

The King Of The Castle

By: Victoria Holt

While staying in a French chateau to restore its art, a young Englishwoman finds herself drawn into a mystery involving stolen jewels and murder

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A Night Of Watching

By: Elliott Arnold

Designed for Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and published jointly by BBC and Longman, "Etoiles" offers a range of multimedia resources which aim to encourage learning by capturing the interest of the students.

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A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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