Sunday 3 July 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robin Burgener and Moises Alou.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra.
In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks 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.
On TV people were watching Dark Shadows.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 July 1966 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Robin Burgener: Canadian programmer, inventor of 20Q.
- Moises Alou: American baseball player, a left fielder for the Houston Astros.
- Sandra Lee: Chef.
- Moisés Alou: American baseball player.
- Brave pitcher Tony Cloninger, is 1st NL to hit 2 grand slams in a game
- Race riots in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
- Rene Barrientos is elected president of Bolivia.
- North Vietnam declares general mobilization.
- American President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Freedom of Information Act, which goes into effect the following year.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- Simon and Garfunkel - I Am A Rock
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
- Robert Parker - Barefootin'
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