Sunday 2 October 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association.
In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits.
Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, 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 October 1966 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna): Samoan-American professional wrestler (d. 2000).
- Yokozuna [Rodney Anoia]: Wrestler (WWF / NJPW / AWA, Wild Samoan Kokina).
- Yokozuna : Wrestler.
- LA Dodgers Sandy Koufax clinches 3rd LA pennant in 4 years
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Cherish
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
- Los Bravos - Black Is Black
- The Hollies - Bus Stop
- Neil Diamond - Cherry, Cherry
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