Sunday 9 October 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Williams and Christopher Ostlund.
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.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, directed by Richard Lester, 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 Les globe-trotters.
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 9 October 1966 ?
- Mike Williams: NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins).
- Christopher Ostlund: Swedish publisher and entrepreneur.
- David Cameron: British politician, elected Leader of the Conservative Party in December 2005 and the leader of the Opposition in the United Kingdom since 4 December 2005.
- Christopher Östlund: Swedish publisher founded Plaza Magazine.
- John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at a London art gallery
- Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded Got Live if you Want It
- Baltimore Orioles sweep Los Angeles Dodgers, in 63rd World Series.
- Vietnam War:Binh Tai massacre
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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