Thursday 8 September 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Dyer and Raymond Atteveld.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to You Can't Hurry Love by The Supremes.
In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits.
The Appaloosa, directed by Sidney J. Furie, 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 Luftkreuz Südost.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1966 ?
- Mike Dyer: Upland, California -- Pitcher (Montreal Expos).
- Raymond Atteveld: Belgian soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC).
- Carola: Swedish singer.
- Jean-Marie Massaud: French architect, inventor and designer.
- Peter Furler: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Newsboys and Peter Furler Band).
- Carola Häggkvist: Swedish singer-songwriter
- That Girl starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV
- The Severn Bridge is officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
- The first Star Trek series premieres on NBC.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- The Happenings - See You In September
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
- Wilson Pickett - Land Of 1000 Dances
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
- Lee Dorsey - Working In The Coal Mine
- The Hollies - Bus Stop
- The Sandpipers - Guantanamera
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