Sunday 6 November 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees.
In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 6 November 1966 ?
- Laurent Lafforgue: French mathematician, who has made outstanding contributions to Langlands' program in the fields of number theory and analysis, and in particular proved the Langlands conjectures for the automorphism group of a function field.
- Peter DeLuise: American actor and director.
- Paul Gilbert: American guitarist and singer.
- Lisa Fuller in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Dawn - General Hospital).
- 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
- Lunar Orbiter 2 launched
- First entire lineup televised in color (NBC).
- Lunar Orbiter 2 is launched.
- Former Massachusetts Attorney General Edward Brooke becomes the first African American elected to the United States Senate since Reconstruction.
- Actor Ronald Reagan, is elected Governor of California.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville
- Johnny Rivers - Poor Side Of Town
- Herman's Hermits - Dandy
- The Left Banke - Walk Away Renee
- Tommy Roe - Hooray For Hazel
- Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
- Bobby Darin - If I Were A Carpenter
- The Rolling Stones - Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow
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