Thursday 6 October 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Archi Cianfrocco and Jimmie Johnson.
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.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Archi Cianfrocco: Rome, New York -- Infielder (San Diego Padres).
- Jimmie Johnson: NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Julianne McNamara: Flushing, New York -- Gymnist (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Oscar Caballos: Jockey.
- Niall Quinn: Irish footballer.
- Jacqueline Obradors: American actress
- Sydney Chatton: Dies of heart attack at 48.
- Oriole Jim Palmer, 20, is youngest to pitch a World Series shutout
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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