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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
- Kirk Ruby: American professional criminal, sentenced to prison for burglary in May 1981.
- 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.
- 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
- Dav Pilkey: Children's Author
- Kevin Johnson: American professional athlete of basketball and baseball. Selected by the Oakland A's in 1986 as a free agent baseball player, he then started playing basketball for the Phoenix Suns as a first round draft pick in 1987. After 12 seasons with the Suns, he retired in May 2000. In 2008 he waged a successful bid to become mayor of Sacramento, CA.
- 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.
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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
- Petula Clark - My Love
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes
- Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
- Herman's Hermits - Listen People
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
- The Supremes - My World Is Empty Without You
- The Four Seasons - Working My Way Back To You
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