Thursday 7 July 1966
It was Thursday, 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.
Torn Curtain, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 7 July 1966!
Which were the important events of 7 July 1966 ?
- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Dave Burba: American pro baseball pitcher who was influenced by his uncle, Ray Hathaway, a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
- Neil Tobin: American magician and psychic entertainer.
- Hector Burba: Dayton, Ohio -- Pitcher (Cin Reds).
- Jeff Shaw: Washington, Ohio -- Pitcher (Cin Reds).
- Jim Gaffigan: American comedian.
- Gundula Krause: German folk violinist
- Christina DeFalco: American fashion designer., she has her own shop in Boston, MA, where she features ready-to-wear fashion designs
- Carmelita Geraghty: Dies of heart attack at 65.
- A Warsaw Pact conference ends with a promise to support North Vietnam.
Subscribe to our Newsletter
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
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?