Tuesday 15 March 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler.
In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Harper, directed by Jack Smight, 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..
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Which were the important events of 15 March 1966 ?
- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
- Constitution Day in Belarus
- National holiday in Hungary celebrating the 1848 Revolution. (See also Public holidays in Hungary)
- World Consumer Rights Day 
- In Japan, Hounen Matsuri
- Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauer (died 1820)
- Saint Lucretia
- Saint Luise of Marillac
- In the Roman calendar, the Ides of March.
- Karen Weiss in Saint Paul: Minnesota, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 Chick-fil-A Charity-7th).
- Mohammed Ghrib: French murderer of shoe-seller, Chantal Piekolek, in a shopping mall in November 2003.
- Chris Bruno: Actor (Michael-All My Children, Dennis-Another World).
- 8th Grammy Awards: "Taste of Honey", Tom Jones, Frank Sintra, and Barbra Streisand.
- Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles, California.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- The Beatles - Nowhere Man
- Herman's Hermits - Listen People
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
- Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
- Bobby Fuller Four - I Fought The Law
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