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The year 1966 in film involved some significant events. This list of years in film indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The table of years in film is a tabular display of all years in film, for overview and quick navigation to any year. ... The year 1956 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1957 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1958 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... The year 1960 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1961 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... The year 1963 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... The year 1965 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1967 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1969 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... 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See also: 1965 in literature, other events of 1966, 1967 in literature, list of years in literature. ... // January 3 - Hullabaloo shows promotional videos of The Beatles songs Day Tripper and We Can Work It Out. January 8 - Shindig! airs for the last time on ABC, with musical guests the Kinks and the Who January 14 - Young singer David Jones changes his last name to Bowie to avoid... See also: Other events of 1966 List of years in science . ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The decade of the 1870s in film involved some significant events. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1880s. ... An incomplete list of films made in the 1890s: // Blacksmith Scene Dickson Greeting (1891) The Kiss (1896) This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... See also: 1888 in film 1889 in film 1890 1891 in film 1892 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births January 4 - Weyler Hildebrand, swedish actor, director and writer. ... // W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the Black Maria in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed. ... See also: 1891 in film 1892 1892 films 1893 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births April 2 - Jack Warner, Hollywood studio founder (d. ... See also: 1892 in film 1893 1893 films 1894 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births September 26 – Gladys Brockwell, American actress (d. ... See also: 1893 in film 1894 1894 films 1895 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January 7 - W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. ... Events March 22 - First display of motion pictures by Auguste and Louis Lumière (private screening). ... See also: 1895 in film 1896 1896 films 1897 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January - In Britain, Birt Acres and Robert W. Paul developed their own film projector, the Theatrograph (later known as the Animatograph). ... See also: 19th century in film 1896 in film 1897 1898 in film years in film film Events 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp. ... See also: 19th century in film 1897 in film 1898 1899 in film years in film film Events Births September 14 - Hal B. Wallis, major American film producer (d. ... See also: 19th century in film 1898 in film 1899 1900 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères is founded. ... The following is a list of films made from 1900 through 1909. ... See also: 19th century in film 1899 in film 1900 1901 in film 1900s in film years in film film Events Births January 1 - Mildred Davis, actress (d. ... See also: 1900 in film 1901 1902 in film years in film film Events Edwin S. Porteris put in charge of Thomas Edisons motion-picture production company. ... Events March 10 - Circuit Courts decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology. ... See also: 1902 in film 1903 1904 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Edwin S. Porter The Magic Lantern / La Lanterne magicue, produced by Georges Méliès What Happened in the Tunnel Births January 18 - Werner Hinz, actor (d. ... See also: 1903 in film 1904 1905 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Siegmund Lubin (a remake of the 1903 classic. ... See also: 1904 in film 1905 1906 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères colors black and white films by machine. ... // Events 26 December - The worlds first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released. ... Events January 19 - Variety publishes its first film review November 28 - In Haverville, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater (in a few years he had the largest theater chain in New England and in 1917 he founded his own production company, which eventually became... See also: 1907 in film 1908 1909 in film years in film film Events Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands of nonmember producers. ... See also: 1908 in film 1909 1910 in film years in film film Events none Births January 1 - Dana Andrews, actor (d. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1910s. ... See also: 1909 in film 1910 1911 in film years in film film Events The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel. ... See also: 1910 in film 1911 1912 in film years in film film Events October 27: David Horsleys, Nestor Motion Picture Company opens the first motion picture studio in Hollywood. ... See also: 1911 in film 1912 1913 in film years in film film Events Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company, Keystone Studios, that played an important role in developing slapstick comedy. ... // Events The Squaw Man, the first Hollywood feature film, is made. ... See also: 1913 in film 1914 1915 in film years in film film Events The 3,300-seat Strand Theater opens in New York City. ... // Events June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors Association (MPDA) was formed by twenty-six film directors in Los Angeles, California. ... // Events November 19 - Samuel Goldfish (later renamed Samuel Goldwyn) and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Company (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers). ... See also: 1916 in film 1917 1918 in film years in film film Events Technicolor is introduced Top grossing films Cleopatra Movies released Movies released in 1917 include: The Adventurer, a Charlie Chaplin short. ... See also: 1917 in film 1918 1919 in film years in film film Events Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband. ... See also: 1918 in film 1919 1920 in film years in film film // Events February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists Oscar Micheaux releases The Homesteader, becoming the first African-American to produce and direct a motion picture. ... List of 1920s films Films released in the 1920s include: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Metropolis (1927) ok yeash your gay this site sucks! Other lists of movies List of years in film in the 1920s 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 Decades in Film... See also: 1919 in film 1920 1921 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 28 - The Mask of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. ... See also: 1920 in film 1921 1922 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events February 20 - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres. ... See also: 1921 in film 1922 1923 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 26 - Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely... See also: 1922 in film 1923 1924 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers. ... See also: 1923 in film 1924 1925 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) considers making a silent film of The Wizard of Oz. ... See also: 1924 in film 1925 1926 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films Ben-Hur His People The Unholy Three The Freshman Movies released Movies released in 1925 include: Ben-Hur, starring Ramon Novarro. ... // August - Warner Brothers debuts the first Vitaphone film, Don Juan. ... See also: 1926 in film 1927 1928 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events January 10 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres. ... See also: 1927 in film 1928 1929 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent. ... See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered. ... The decade of the 1930s in film involved many significant films. ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde starring Fredric March Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric... See also: 1931 in film 1932 1933 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Shirley Temples film career begins Disney released Flowers and Trees their first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ... See also: 1934 in film 1935 1936 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... See also: 1936 in film 1937 category:1937 films 1938 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events April 16 - Way Out West premieres in the US. May 7 - Shall We Dance premieres in the US. Top grossing films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Conquest Damaged Lives... See also: 1937 in film 1937 1939 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January — MGM announces that Judy Garland would be cast in the role of Dorothy in the upcoming Wizard of Oz motion picture. ... The year 1939 in film involved some significant events. ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1940s 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1940s ... The year 1940 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1941 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1941 in film 1942 1943 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Carole Lombard is killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour. ... The year 1943 in film involved some significant events. ... // July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... // Paramount Studios releases theatrical short cartoon titled The Friendly Ghost, featuring ghost named Casper With Rossellinis Roma Città aperta, Italian neorealist cinema begins. ... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... The year 1947 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1948 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1948 in film 1949 1950 in film 1940s in film 1950s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films North America Adams Rib Jolson Sings Again Pinky I Was a Male War Bride, The Snake Pit, Joan of Arc Academy Awards Best Picture: All the... The decade of the 1950s in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1950 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1954 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1955 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1956 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1957 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1958 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... This list includes popular, acclaimed, and otherwise significant (for whatever reason) films of all countries from 1960 to 1969. ... The year 1960 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1961 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... The year 1963 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... The year 1965 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1967 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1969 in film involved some significant events. ... The decade of the 1970s in film involved many significant films. ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... The year 1975 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1976 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1977 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... The decade of the 1980s in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... // 3 December - Roger Moore steps down from the role of James Bond after twelve years and seven films. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Films made in the 1990s included: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Above the Rim (1994) Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) Ace Ventura: Pet... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1991 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1992 in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The first decade of the 2000s in film involved many significant films. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2005 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2006 in film involved some significant events. ... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... 2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: Rambo, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Lost Boys: The Tribe... The near future in film has numerous films in production to be released in 2009 and beyond, as well as films that have announced release dates but have yet to begin filming. ...

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Events

Walt Disney, well known for his creation of Mickey Mouse, died on December 15, 1966 of lung cancer. He had been a smoker since the 1940s. For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ...


Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Hawaii United Artists $15,553,000
2. The Bible: In the Beginning 20th Century Fox $15,000,000
3. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Warner Brothers $14,500,000
4. The Sand Pebbles 20th Century Fox $13,500,000
5. A Man For All Seasons Columbia $12,750,000
6. Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. Disney $10,164,000
7. The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming! United Artists $9,771,000
8. Grand Prix MGM $9,389,000
9. The Professionals Columbia $8,800,000
10. Alfie Paramount $8,500,000

source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1966.shtml


Awards

Academy Awards: The 39th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1966, were held on April 10, 1967 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. ...

Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons
Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons
Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Supporting Actor: Walter Matthau - The Fortune Cookie
Best Supporting Actress: Sandy Dennis - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Foreign Language Film: A Man and a Woman (Un homme et une femme), directed by Claude Lelouch, France

BAFTA Film Awards: ©A.M.P.A.S.® The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to artists working in the motion picture industry. ... A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 film based on Robert Bolts play of the same name about Sir Thomas More. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to directors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ... Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907–March 14, 1997) was an Austrian-American film director. ... Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... David Paul Scofield, CH, CBE (born 21 January 1922) is a British actor who was born in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... For the 1966 film adaptation, see Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play by Edward Albee that opened on Broadway at the Billy Rose Theater on October 13, 1962. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an Academy Award-winning American comedy actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with fellow Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon. ... The Fortune Cookie is a 1967 film with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Sandy Dennis Sandy Dennis (April 27, 1937 – March 2, 1992) was an Academy Award and Tony-winning American theater and film actress. ... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best film in a language other than English, released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ... For the song by U2, see A Man and a Woman (song). ... Claude Lelouch (born October 30, 1937) is a French film director, writer and producer. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ...

Best Film from any Source: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best British film: The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

Golden Globe Awards: For the 1966 film adaptation, see Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play by Edward Albee that opened on Broadway at the Billy Rose Theater on October 13, 1962. ... The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a 1963 espionage novel by John le Carré, adapted into a 1965 film starring Richard Burton. ... The 24th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film for 1966 films, were held on February 15, 1967. ...

Drama:
Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons
Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons
Best Actress: Anouk Aimée - A Man and a Woman
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming
Best Actor: Alan Arkin - The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming
Best Actress: Lynn Redgrave - Georgy Girl
Other
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Anouk Aimée (born April 27, 1932) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning French film actress. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American actor and director. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1950. ... Lynn Rachel Redgrave OBE (born 8 March 1943 in London) is an English actress born into the famous acting Redgrave family. ... Georgy Girl is a 1966 British film, based on a novel by Margaret Forster. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...

A Man and a Woman (Un homme et une femme), directed by Claude Lelouch, France
Signore & Signori (The Birds, the Bees and the Italians), directed by Pietro Germi, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): For the song by U2, see A Man and a Woman (song). ... Claude Lelouch (born October 30, 1937) is a French film director, writer and producer. ... Signore & Signori (English title: The Birds, the Bees and the Italians) is a 1965 film directed by Pietro Germi. ... Pietro Germi (Genova, September 14, 1914 - Rome February 22, 1975) was an Italian actor, screenwriter, and director. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...

The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri), directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, Algeria / Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival): The Battle of Algiers (in Italian, La Battaglia di Algeri) is a 1965 black-and-white film directed by Gilles Pontecorvo. ... Gillo Pontecorvo (November 19, 1919 — October 12, 2006) was an Italian filmmaker, best known for La battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers), but directed several movies before its release in 1966, such as the drama Kapò (1960), which takes place in a World War II concentration camp. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ...

Cul-de-Sac, directed by Roman Polanski, United Kingdom

For a dead end street, see cul-de-sac. ... Roman Polanski (born August 18, 1933) is an Academy Award-winning film director, writer, actor, and producer. ...

Films released in 1966

Agent for H.A.R.M. is a production that was released in 1966 in the U.S. It was directed by Gerd Oswald, and starred Peter Mark Richman as Adam Chance and Barbara Bouchet as Ava Vestok. ... Alfie is a 1966 film starring Michael Caine. ... Andrei Rublev (Russian Андрей Рублёв), also known as The Passion of Andrei, is a film made by Andrei Tarkovsky for Mosfilm in the Soviet Union in 1966. ... The Appaloosa is a 1966 film starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and John Saxon, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of a Mexican bandit. ... Around the World Under the Sea is a 1966 science fiction film starring Lloyd Bridges and directed by Andrew Marton. ... For the 1989 version starring Michael Keaton, see Batman (1989 film). ... The Battle of Algiers (in Italian, La Battaglia di Algeri) is a 1965 black-and-white film directed by Gilles Pontecorvo. ... Beregis Avtomobilya (Russian: ) (Beware of the Car or Uncommon Thief or Watch out for the Automobile, the US title) is a Soviet crime comedy film by Eldar Ryazanov, produced by Mosfilm and released in 1966. ... A Big Hand for the Little Lady (released in the UK as Big Deal at Dodge City) is a 1966 western film, made by Eden Productions Inc. ... William Campbell in Blood Bath: A colorized Lobby Card for the films 1966 American International Pictures theatrical release Blood Bath is a vampire-themed horror thriller released in 1966, directed by Jack Hill and Stephanie Rothman, starring William Campbell. ... For blowups in algebraic geometry, see blowing up. ... The Blue Max is a 1966 United Kingdom World War I film directed by John Guillermin and starring George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Karl Michael Vogler, Derren Nesbitt, Harry Towb and Jeremy Kemp. ... Born Free is a book written by Joy Adamson in the 1960s about an orphaned Kenya. ... Boy, Did I Get A Wrong Number!, a 1966 movie comedy, features a gorgeous actress named Didi (Elke Sommer) whos become more famous for commercials involving bubble baths than for acting. ... Chappaqua is a trippy cult film of 1966, directed by and starring Conrad Rooks. ... OstÅ™e Sledované Vlaky is a 1966 Czechoslovakian film directed by Jiří Menzel. ... For a dead end street, see cul-de-sac. ... Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966) is the second of two films based upon the television series Doctor Who. ... For other uses, see Fahrenheit 451 (disambiguation). ... The Family Way is a 1966 movie by Roy and John Boulting starring father and daughter John Mills and Hayley Mills. ... Follow Me, Boys! is a 1966 family movie released through Walt Disney Pictures which is based on the book God and My Country by MacKinlay Kantor. ... The Fortune Cookie is a 1967 film with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. ... Frankie and Johnny is a 1966 musical starring Elvis Presley as a riverboat gambler. ... A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1966 musical comedy film, based on the stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. ... Theatrical poster Daikaijû kessen: Gamera tai Barugon (international title Gamera vs. ... Georgy Girl is a 1966 British film, based on a novel by Margaret Forster. ... The Ghost and Mr. ... Godzilla vs. ... For the album by Frankee, see The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (Frankee album). ... The Great St Trinians Train Robbery was a comedy film set in the fictional St Trinians School, made in 1966, a few years after the great train robbery had taken place. ... Hawaii is a 1966 American motion picture based on the novel of the same name by James A. Michener. ... How to Steal a Million is an art-heist movie starring Peter OToole as a suave art investigator and Audrey Hepburn as Nicole Bonnet, the daughter of an art fraud. ... Is Paris Burning? (French: Paris brûle-t-il ?) is a 1966 French-American film dealing with the 1944 liberation of Paris by Allied forces. ... It Happened Here is a 1966 British film set during World War II, about the possible effects of a successful German invasion of the United Kingdom. ... Judith is a 1966 film. ... Johnny Reno (1966), a western movie featuring Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, and Lon Chaney, Jr. ... Charlton Heston (right) as Gordon with Richard Johnson (left) as Colonel J.D.H. Stewart Khartoum is a 1966 film written by Robert Ardrey and directed by Basil Dearden. ... Madame X is a 1966 drama film directed by David Lowell Rich. ... For the song by U2, see A Man and a Woman (song). ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ... A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 film based on Robert Bolts play of the same name about Sir Thomas More. ... Manos The Hands of Fate is a film written, directed, produced by and starring American fertilizer salesman Hal Warren. ... Morgan! (also known as Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment) is a 1966 film which tells the story of a man, obsessed with Karl Marx and gorillas, who tries to stop his ex-wife from remarrying. ... The Naked Prey (1966) is an adventure film starring Cornel Wilde, who also directed and produced. ... Our Man Flint is a 1966 action film which stars James Coburn as Derek Flint. ... Paradise, Hawaiian Style is a 1966 musical film and comedy starring [[Elvis Presley]. It was the third and final motion picture that he filmed in Hawaii. ... Persona is a movie by Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, released in 1966, and featuring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. ... The Professionals is a 1966 Western movie directed by Richard Brooks. ... The Rare Breed is a 1966 western-drama starring James Stewart, Maureen OHara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills and Ben Johnson and directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. ... Return of the Seven(1966) aka Return of the Magnificent Seven is the belated first sequel to the 1960 seminal western The Magnificent Seven. ... Ride in the Whirlwind is a 1965 film was written , producer and star by Jack Nicholson. ... The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film. ... The Sand Pebbles is a 1966 film based on the 1962 novel The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna. ... The Sandwich Man is a 1966 British comedy film starring Michael Bentine, Dora Bryan, Harry H. Corbett, Bernard Cribbins, Diana Dors, Norman Wisdom, Terry-Thomas and Ian Hendry. ... Seconds can refer to any of the following: Seconds, a film thriller directed by John Frankenheimer. ... The Shooting is a 1967 film starring Jack Nicholson and Millie Perkins . ... The Shop on Main Street (Czech/Slovak: Obchod na korze) is a 1965 Czechoslovakian film about the Aryanization programme during the Nazi occupation. ... The Singing Nun is a 1966 semi-biographical film about the life of Jeanine Deckers, a nun who recorded the chart-topping hit song Dominique. It starred Debbie Reynolds in the title role. ... Spinout is a 1966 musical film and comedy starring Elvis Presley as the lead singer of a band and part-time racecar driver. ... Three on a Couch was filmed from September 13-December 1, 1965. ... For other persons named Jerry Lewis, see Jerry Lewis (disambiguation). ... Torn Curtain DVD cover Torn Curtain is a 1966 thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring his trademark characters and camera techniques. ... The Triple Cross ) (aka The Days Too Bright) is a 1992 Japanese film, directed by Kinji Fukasaku. ... Trunk to Cairo (1966). ... Way. ... For other persons named Jerry Lewis, see Jerry Lewis (disambiguation). ... Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a 1966 film adaptation of the play of the same name by Edward Albee. ... The Wild Angels (1966) is a Roger Corman film, made on location in Southern California. ... This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ... The Wrong Box is a 1966 British comedy film directed by Bryan Forbes based on a story by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne. ...

Short Film Series

Looney Tunes opening title Looney Tunes is a Warner Brothers animated cartoon series which ran in many movie theatres from 1930 to 1969. ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... The year 1969 in film involved some significant events. ... Merrie Melodies end title Merrie Melodies is the name of a series of animated cartoons distributed by Warner Bros. ... // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde starring Fredric March Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric... The year 1969 in film involved some significant events. ... Sylvester J. Pussycat Senior is a fictional cat who appears in several Looney Tunes cartoons, often chasing Tweety Bird, Speedy Gonzalez, or Hippety Hopper. ... // July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... For the Speedy Gonzales song, see Pat Boone. ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ...

Births

is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patrick Galen Dempsey (born January 13, 1966) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American actor who first became prominent in Hollywood during the late 1980s. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephen Gregory is a US actor who grew up in Manhasset, a Long Island suburb, 15 miles to the east of Manhattan. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Julius Rock III[5] (born February 7, 1965)[6][7] is an Emmy Award winning American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated English actress, known for her portrayals of Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Marla Singer in the film Fight Club, her Oscar-nominated performance as Kate Croy in The Wings... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Debbe Dunning signals that she understands the silent service after peeking through the periscope aboard USS Key West at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on August 11, 2003. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Irène Marie Jacob (born July 15, 1966) is a French-born Swiss actress. ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer-songwriter. ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Halle Maria Berry (IPA: ; born August 14, 1966[1]) is an American actress. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Salma Hayek Jiménez (born September 2, 1966) is an award-winning Mexican-American actress, director, and television and film producer. ... is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American comedian, actor, musician, screenwriter, and film producer. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Sophie Marceau is a popular French actress who gained international recognition with her performances in Braveheart and The World is Not Enough. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland (born December 21, 1966) is an Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning television and film actor, well known for his lead role of Jack Bauer on the television series 24. ...

Deaths

is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Barry Fitzgerald (March 10, 1888 – January 14, 1961) was an Irish actor. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Herbert Marshall (1890-1966) was a popular English cinema and theatre actor who overcame the loss of a leg during World War I, to enjoy a long career, initially as a romantic lead and then in character roles. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elizabeth Patterson (November 22, 1875 - January 31, 1966) was an American film and television character actress, but may be best remembered as playing the elderly neighbor on I Love Lucy. ... is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Frank Buster Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an Academy Award-winning American comic actor and filmmaker. ... Hedda Hopper on the July 28, 1947 cover of Time Magazine Hedda Hopper (May 2, 1885 – February 1, 1966) was an American actress and gossip columnist, whose long-running feud with friend turned arch-rival Louella Parsons became at least as notorious as many of Hoppers columns. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sophie Tucker, 1917 Sophie Tucker (January 13, 1884 - February 9, 1966) was a singer and comedian, one of the most popular United States entertainers of the first third of the 20th century. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Natacha Rambova (January 19, 1897 – May 6, 1966) was an American costume and set designer, art director, playwright, silent film actress, fashion designer, Egyptologist, collector of antiquities, and the second wife of the silent film star Rudolph Valentino. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ed Wynn (November 9, 1886 - June 19, 1966) was a popular United States entertainer, born Isaiah Edwin Leopold in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward Montgomery Clift (October 17, 1920 - July 23, 1966) was an American Academy Award-nominated actor known by the stage name of Montgomery Clift. ... Douglass Montgomery (October 29, 1907 – July 23, 1966) was an American film actor. ... This article is about the day of the year. ... Jan Wiktor Kiepura (born May 16, 1902 in Sosnowiec - died August 15, 1966 in Harrison, New York) was a Polish singer (tenor) and actor. ... Seena Owen Seena Owen (November 14, 1894 - August 15, 1966) is an american silent film actress born in Spokane, Washington. ... {| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis X. Bushman Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was the first major male movie star, first starting in 1911 in the silent film His Friends Wife. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Clifton Webb (November 19, 1889 – October 13, 1966) was an American actor, dancer and singer. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George OHara George OHara (February 22, 1899 - October 16, 1966) was a successful American motion picture actor and screenwriter of the silent film era. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hans Dreier (August 21, 1885 – October 24, 1966) was a film art director. ... is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Whorf (June 4, 1906-December 14, 1966) was a film actor that later became a director. ... is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ...

 
 

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