Saturday 10 December 1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Naposki and Norberto Martin in Santo Domingo.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
A Man for All Seasons, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Polizeifunk ruft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 December 1966 ?
- Eric Naposki: WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons).
- Norberto Martin in Santo Domingo: Dominican Republic; infielder (Chicago White Sox).
- Alfred Gaynor: American homicide, arrested in April 1998 and charged with the murder of two women.
- Rein Ahas: Estonian geographer and academic.
- Mel Rojas: Dominican baseball player.
- Boris Koutzen: Composer, dies at 65.
- Nobel for chemistry awarded to Robert S Mulliken
- Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Mitch Ryder - Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly
- The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Peter and Gordon - Lady Godiva
- The Hollies - Stop Stop Stop
- Roger Williams - Born Free
- Martha and the Vandellas - I'm Ready For Love
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
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