Tuesday 5 July 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
A Man and a Woman, directed by Claude Lelouch, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1966 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Gianfranco Zola: Italian football player and coach.
- Susannah Doyle: English actress director and playwright.
- Kathryn Erbe: American actress.
- Laurence Ferrari: French journalist, ex-anchor of the TF1 weekly news, she replaced Patrick Poivre d'Arvor.
- Claudia Wells: American actress.
- New York City transit fare rises from 15 cents to 20 cents
- Saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy.
- National Guard mobilizes in Omaha, Nebraska after third night of rioting.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- The Association - Along Comes Mary
- Syndicate Of Sound - Little Girl
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