Tuesday 4 October 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John van de Brom and Mike Walker.
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.
Hawaii, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 Comment ne pas épouser un milliardaire.
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 October 1966 ?
- John van de Brom: Soccer player (Ajax).
- Mike Walker: Brooksville, Florida -- Pitcher (Detroit Tigers).
- Sherman Billingsley: Talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66.
- Dutch Cardinal Alfrink presents New Catechism
- Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
- Basutoland becomes independent from the United Kingdom and is renamed Lesotho.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Cherish
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- Los Bravos - Black Is Black
- The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
- The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville
- Neil Diamond - Cherry, Cherry
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
- Count Five - Psychotic Reaction
- The Four Seasons - I've Got You Under My Skin
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