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Old 24-11-2014, 07:31 PM   #708
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When George Adamson is forced to kill a lioness out of self-defense, he brings home the 3 orphaned cubs she had been trying to protect-Released UK 14 (London) (premiere) Japan 26 March 1966...

March – The DKW automobile ceases production in Germany/1 -The British Government announces plans for the decimalisation of the pound sterling (hitherto denominated in 20 shillings and 240 pence to the £), to come into force in February 1971-Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria-Frost Report, which launched the TV careers of John Cleese,2 Ronnie's and also the careers of other writers and performers, is first broadcast on BBC. - Venera 3 becomes 1st man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)/ 2 – Kwame Nkrumah arrives in Guinea and is granted asylum - 215,000 US soldiers in Vietnam\3 - Buffalo Springfield form (Steven Stills, Neil Young, et al) - James Goldman's "Lion in Winter," premieres in NYC- Kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinee - Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms - Twister hits Jackson Miss; 3 minutes after 1st sighting, 57 die - WRFT (now WVFT) TV channel 27 in Roanoke, VA (IND) begins Broad-Casting/4 - Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes during a night landing in poor visibility at Tokyo International Airport in Japan, killing 64 of 72 persons on board - In an interview with London Evening Standard reporter Maureen Cleave, John Lennon of The Beatles states that they are "more popular than Jesus now"\5 -BOAC Flight 911 crashes in severe clear-air turbulence over Mount Fuji soon after taking off from Tokyo International Airport in Japan, killing all 124 on board-A massive theft of nuclear materials is revealed in Brazil-Merci Chérie by Udo Jürgens (music by Udo Jürgens, lyrics by Udo Jürgens and Thomas Hörbiger) wins the Eurovision Song Contest for Austria - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site/6 - Barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks)...

7 – Charles de Gaulle asks U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson for negotiations about the state of NATO equipment in France- "Wait A Minim!" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 457 performances - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site\8 -Anti-communist demonstrations occur at the Indonesian Foreign Ministry-Vietnam War: The U.S. announces it will substantially increase the number of its troops in Vietnam-Nelson's Pillar in O'Connell Street, Dublin, is clandestinely blown up by former Irish Republican Army volunteers marking this year's 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising- "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater/ 9 – Ronnie, one of the Kray twins, shoots George Cornell (an associate of rivals The Richardson Gang) dead at The Blind Beggar pub in Whitechapel, east London\10 – Crown Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands marries Claus von Amsberg. Some spectators demonstrate against the groom because he is German- 5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires- North Vietnamese capture US Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley/11 -Transition to the New Order in Indonesia: President Sukarno gives all executive powers to General Suharto by signing the 'Supersemar' order- French President Charles de Gaulle states that French troops will be taken out of NATO and that all French NATO bases and HQ's must be closed within a year- A fire at 2 ski resorts in Numata, Japan kills 31 people\12 – Bobby Hull of the Chicago Blackhawks sets the National Hockey League single season scoring record against the New York Rangers with his 51st goal- Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years - Love's 1st album released "Love"- Pioneer Plaza dedicated- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site/15 - 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey\16 – NASA spacecraft Gemini 8 (David Scott, Neil Armstrong) conducts the first docking in space, with an Agena target vehicle-Paul Van Doren established the Vans shoe company in California- Man From Uncle David McCallum receives huge welcome in London..., people do not go around freeing slaves every day..Be the first.. Start a fashion..I live to grovel..Is it contagious?.Have you ever seen a plague that wasn't...
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