Saturday 2 July 1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra.
In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
The Sword of Doom, directed by Kihachi Okamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Valley Of The Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1966 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Jean-François Richet: French film director, screenwriter, film producer, and film editor.
- Blaise Rhodes: Berwyn Heights, Maryland -- Canoeist (1996 Olympics).
- Tim Spehr: Excelsior Springs, Missouri -- Catcher (Montreal Expos).
- Kathryn Erbe: American actress.
- Jan Brzechwa: Polish author and poet (d. 1966).
- 1st France nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll
- 73rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Frasier (63 36 61)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Simon and Garfunkel - I Am A Rock
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- Robert Parker - Barefootin'
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