Tuesday 6 December 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
A Man for All Seasons, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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 6 December 1966 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Hermann Heiss: Composer, dies at 68.
- Polio vaccination becomes obligatory in Belgium.
- Binh Hoa massacre: Vietnam War.
- Syria offers weapons to rebels in Jordan.
- Barbados is admitted to the United Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
- Mitch Ryder - Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Peter and Gordon - Lady Godiva
- Roger Williams - Born Free
- The Hollies - Stop Stop Stop
- Martha and the Vandellas - I'm Ready For Love
Make this date unforgettable
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Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 6 December 1966 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?