Thursday 14 April 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers.
In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits.
Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 14 April 1966 ?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Ricky Andrews: WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire).
- Greg Myers in Riverside: California, USA; catcher (Minnesota Twins).
- Greg Maddux in San Angelo: Texas, USA; pitcher (Atlanta Braves).
- André Boisclair: Canadian lawyer and politician.
- David Justice: baseball player (Atlanta Braves) / husband of Halle Barry.
- Andre Boisclair: Quebec politician (Parti Quebecois)
- Greg Maddux: American baseball player, a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. Maddux was originally signed by the Chicago Cubs on 6/04/1984 after being selected in the second round of the free-agent draft. He played with the Chicago organization for a total of nine years before being granted free agency on 10/26/1992. About a month and a half later, on 12/09/1992, Maddux was signed by the Atlanta Braves, where he has played for the past nine years.
- The South Vietnamese government promises free elections in 3–5 months.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks
- The Outsiders - Time Won't Let Me
- B.J. Thomas - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?