It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas.
In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Top #5 songs in the USA
Valley of the Dolls
by Jacqueline Susann
Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straightfor Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.
by Harold Robbins
The Adventurer's is a novel so boldly conceived tremendous in scope, and daring in imagery as almost to defy summation. In scene it ranges from South America to Paris, London and the Riviera; then shifts to an island off the China coast, New York, Hollywood, and the rich oil lands of Texas; and ends, finally where it began, in the tiny, strife-torn republic of Corteguay. Not
The Secret of Santa Vittoria
by Robert Crichton
In the last days of World War II, German forces are sent to occupy the Italian hill town, Santa Vittoria, and claim its great treasure: one million bottles of the Santa Vittoria wine that is its lifeblood.
Capable of Honor
by Allen Drur