Monday 12 September 1966
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Darren E Burrows and Malu Mader.
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.
Masculin Féminin, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 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 The Jackie Gleason Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 September 1966 ?
- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Darren E Burrows: American actor.
- Malu Mader: Brazilian actress in films and TV; the star of "The Justice Seeker," 1997, a new form of reality soap opera deemed "poli-novella.
- Darren Burrows: American actor and director.
- Ben Folds: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Ben Folds Five The Bens Fear of Pop and 8in8).
- Vezio Sacratini: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Monkees premieres on NBC-TV
- Gemini XI is launched, the penultimate mission of NASA's Gemini program, and the current human altitude record holder (except for the Apollo lunar missions).
- KPNE TV channel 9 in North Platte, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Michigan begins teaching
- WCES TV channel 20 in Wrens, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
- WUSF TV channel 16 in Tampa-St Petersburg, Florida (PBS) 1st broadcast
- Gemini 11, the penultimate mission of NASA's Gemini program, and the current human altitude record holder (except for the Apollo lunar missions)
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
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- The Association - Cherish
- The Hollies - Bus Stop
- The Happenings - See You In September
- Wilson Pickett - Land Of 1000 Dances
- The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
- The Sandpipers - Guantanamera
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
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