Sunday 10 July 1966
It was Sunday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 10 July 1966 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Alvoid Mays: NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Gina Bellman: New Zealand-English actress.
- Clive Efford: English politician.
- Johnny Grunge: American professional wrestler (Born 1966).
- Christian Stangl: Austrian skier and mountaineer.
- Anna Bråkenhielm: Swedish businessleader
- Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
- US launches Orbiter 1 to the Moon
- Orbiter 1 launched to Moon.
- The Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., holds a rally at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. As many as 60,000 people came to hear Dr. King as well as Mahalia Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Peter Paul and Mary.
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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
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