Tuesday 5 April 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Larry Norman and Brent Hughes in New Westminster.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers.
In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits.
Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Intercontinental Express.
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 5 April 1966 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Larry Norman: Toronto, Ontario -- Canoeist (1992, 96 Olympics - 19th Place).
- Brent Hughes in New Westminster: British Columbia, Canada; NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres).
- Scott Dill NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Minnesota Vikings).
- Mike McCready: American guitarist and songwriter (Pearl Jam Temple of the Dog Mad Season and The Rockfords).
- Sven Fleuron: Writer, dies at 91.
- WTVX TV channel 34 in Ft Pierce-Vero Beach, Florida (IND) 1st broadcast
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- The Beatles - Nowhere Man
- Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man
- B.J. Thomas - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Sure Gonna Miss Her
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
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