Friday 4 March 1966
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler.
In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 4 March 1966 ?
- Saint Efrem
- Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
- Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
- Saint Lucius I.
- Saint Pierre de Cluny.
- Feast day of Humbert III of Savoy.
- Saint Basil and his Companions.
- Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, bishop of Saint Andrew's, and his Companions.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.
- United States - Inauguration Day (1789 - 1933)
- St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Charter Day (1881)
- Vermont - Admission Day (1791).
- Pennsylvania - Charter Day (1681).
- Wales - Feast day of Rhiannon, Celtic Moon Goddess.
- Feast day of Saint Placide Viel.
- Mike Small in Aurora: Illinois, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Emerald Coast).
- Daniela Amavia: American actress and model.
- Wash West: English gay porn film director.
- Kevin Johnson: American professional athlete of basketball and baseball.
- Kirk Ruby: American professional criminal, sentenced to prison for burglary in May 1981.
- Dav Pilkey: Children's Author
- Steve Bastoni: Italian-Australian actor
- Emese Hunyady: Hungarian speed skater
- Fiona Ma: American accountant and politician
- Puba: American rapper (Brand Nubian)
- Nick Scandone: American paralympian yachtsman (d. 2009)
- Mike Small: American golfer and coach
- Janis Medins: Composer, dies at 75.
- North Sea Gas is first pumped ashore by British Petroleum.
- A Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-8-43 explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes
- Herman's Hermits - Listen People
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
- Petula Clark - My Love
- Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
- The Four Seasons - Working My Way Back To You
- The Supremes - My World Is Empty Without You
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