Come Drink with Me is a 1966 martial arts-action film directed by King Hu. Set during the Ming Dynasty, it stars Cheng Pei-Pei and Elliot Ngok as warriors with Chan Hung Lit as the villan, and features fight choreography by Han Ying-Chieh. It is widely considered one of the best Hong Kong movies ever made.
One-Armed Swordsman is a 1967 Shaw Brothers Studio Hong Kong wuxia film. Directed by Chang Cheh, it was the first of the new style of wuxia films emphasizing male anti-heroes, violent swordplay and heavy bloodletting. It was the first Hong Kong film to make HK$1 million at the local box office, propelling its star Jimmy Wang Yu to super stardom.
Hells Angels on Wheels is a 1967 American cult film starring Jack Nicholson, Adam Roarke, and Sabrina Scharf. Jack Starrett appears as Sgt. Bingham. This film was directed by Richard Rush. Adam Roarke starred in several other motorcycle films of the era. Sabrina Scharf later played the role of a Sara, one of the girls at the commune, in the film Easy Rider.
Coogan's Bluff is a 1968 Universal film directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Stroud, and Susan Clark. Eastwood plays the part of a young veteran deputy sheriff from a rural county in Arizona who travels to New York City to extradite an apprehended fugitive named Jimmy Ringerman, played by Don Stroud, who is wanted for murder.
The Devil's Brigade is a 1968 American war film based on the 1966 book of the same name co-written by American novelist and historian Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, a member of the 1st Special Service Force, a joint American-Canadian commando unit that saw action during World War II in the Aleutian Islands Campaign and later in the European Theater of Operations.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the sixth spy film in the James Bond series, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, and the only one to star George Lazenby as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. In the film, Bond faces Blofeld, who is planning on unleashing a plague through a group of brainwashed "angels of death" (which included early appearances by Joanna Lumley and Catherina von Schell) unless his demands are met.
Operation Crossbow (later re-released as The Great Spy Mission) is a 1965 spy thriller and World War II film, made from a story from Duilio Coletti and Vittoriano Petrilli and filmed at MGM-British Studios. It is a highly fictionalised account of the real-life Operation Crossbow, made with a veritable galaxy of British and German film stars but it does touch on the main aspects of the operation.
Whaling is the hunting of whales mainly for meat and oil. Its earliest forms dates to at least 3,000 BCE. Various coastal communities have long histories of sustenance whaling and harvesting beached whales. Industrial whaling emerged with organized fleets in the 17th century; competitive national whaling industries in the 18th and 19th centuries; and the introduction of factory ships along with the concept of whale harvesting in the first half of the 20th century.
Cynthia Lynne Cooper-Dyke is a retired American basketball player who has won championships in college, the Olympics, and in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She is considered by many as one of the greatest women's basketball players ever. She played for the Houston Comets from 1997–2000 and again in 2003.
Salara is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about 90 km southwest of Venice and about 30 km southwest of Rovigo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,221 and an area of 14.3 km². The municipality of Salara contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Ca'Priore, Le Caselle, Santa Croce, and Veratica. Salara borders the following municipalities: Bagnolo di Po, Calto, Ceneselli, Felonica, Ficarolo, Trecenta.