Category Archives: Movies 1960s

‘Bonnie and Clyde’ premieres at Montréal Film Festival 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 4 1967)


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(Friday, August 4, 1967, evening)Bonnie and Clyde, an American biographical crime film about the legendary bank robbers who ran riot in the South of the 1930s, premiered today at the Montréal Film Festival. Continue reading ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ premieres at Montréal Film Festival 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 4 1967)

‘In the Heat of the Night’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 2 1967)


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(Wednesday, August 2, 1967, 10:00 a.m. EDT)In the Heat of the Night, an American mystery drama film about a black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation, opened this morning at Loew’s Capitol theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘In the Heat of the Night’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 2 1967)

‘You Only Live Twice’ by Nancy Sinatra peaks at #44 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

(Saturday, July 29, 1967)“You Only Live Twice,” the theme song to the 1967 James Bond film of the same name by Nancy Sinatra, peaked at #44 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘You Only Live Twice’ by Nancy Sinatra peaks at #44 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

Actress Jayne Mansfield, 34, dies in New Orleans car crash 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 29 1967)


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(Thursday, June 29, 1967, at approximately 2:25 a.m. CDT) — 34-year-old actress Jayne Mansfield, a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s, was killed instantly early this morning when the car in which she was riding hit the rear of a trailer truck on U.S. 90 in Slidell, Louisiana. Continue reading Actress Jayne Mansfield, 34, dies in New Orleans car crash 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 29 1967)

‘The Dirty Dozen’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 15 1967)


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(Thursday, June 15, 1967, 8:00 p.m. EDT)The Dirty Dozen, an American war film about a renegade officer who trains a group of misfits for a crucial mission behind enemy lines, premiered tonight at Loew’s Capitol theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘The Dirty Dozen’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 15 1967)

‘To Sir, with Love’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1967)


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(Wednesday, June 14, 1967, 12:50 p.m. EDT)To Sir, with Love, a British drama film about a substitute teacher who changes the lives of the slum children in his class, opened this afternoon at Cinema 1 theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘To Sir, with Love’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1967)

‘You Only Live Twice’ James Bond film premieres in London 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 12 1967)


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(Monday, June 12, 1967, 8:15 p.m. BST)You Only Live Twice, the fifth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, premiered tonight at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. Continue reading ‘You Only Live Twice’ James Bond film premieres in London 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 12 1967)

‘Barefoot in the Park’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 25 1967)


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(Thursday, May 25, 1967, 10:30 a.m. EDT)Barefoot in the Park, an American comedy film written by Neil Simon about a free-thinking bride and her conservative groom who have trouble adjusting to married life, opened this morning at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Continue reading ‘Barefoot in the Park’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 25 1967)