Monday 4 July 1966, US Independence Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lee Reherman and Alessio Boni.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Paperback Writer by The Beatles.
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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1966 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Lee Reherman: American actor.
- Alessio Boni: Italian actor, who finished his theatre studies at the Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica in 1992.
- Adrian Caldwell: NBA forward / center (Indiana Pacers).
- Minas Hantzidis: German-Greek footballer.
- Beatles attacked in Philippines after insulting Imelda Marcos
- LBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
- President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Freedom of Information Act into United States law. The act goes into effect the next year.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- Syndicate Of Sound - Little Girl
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- The Association - Along Comes Mary
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