THE MONTH OF ISLAMIC RAMADAN BEGINS - 1966 Muslims gather together in prayer close to a nearby mosque to observe the beginning of the month of Ramadan during which they will reaffirm their faith through daytime fasting and abstaining from things such as sex, impure thoughts and harsh actions.
INDIRA GANDHI BECOMES PRIME MINISTER - 1966 Indira Gandhi becomes India's third and only woman Prime Minister. One reporter asks her how she feels to be India's first woman prime minister to which she replies: "In the Indian constitution all citizens are equal regardless of sex, religion, language, state or any other division. And therefore I'm just an Indian citizen and the first servant of the land."
Date: January 19, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:25:00, With Audio
CALTEX OIL REFINERY FIRE IN GERMANY - 1966 Black smoke pours into the sky from a fire caused by an explosion at a Caltex oil refinery in Frankfurt, Germany. Fireman battle the blaze with water hoses protecting nearby propane and hydrogen tanks from flames before bringing the blaze under control three hours after the blast.
Date: January 18, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:37:00, No Audio
GEORGIA DEMONSTRATORS CLASH WITH POLICE - 1966 Protestors march on the Georgia Capitol and clash with police over their support of black legislator Julian Bond. The Georgia House of Representatives tried to deny Bond a seat over his opposition to the Vietnam War but their decision was later overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court as it violated Bond's freedom of speech.
Date: January 14, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:36:00, No Audio
PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI - 1966 - 1 India's first and only female Prime Minister talks about the basic problems that her country faces including such things as economics, education, agriculture and family planning.
PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI - 1966 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi talks about the relationship between India and Pakistan and steps that will lead to a more lasting peace between the two. Mrs. Gandhi was India's first and only female Prime Minister.
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