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
The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!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 [...]
by Harold Robbins
From the author of The New York Times #1 best-selling novel The Carpetbaggers comes a tale of violence, sex, betrayal, revenge and intrigue. [...]
The Secret of Santa Vittoria
by Robert Crichton
Dell # 7710; mmpb issued 1967. From a review on the back cover, "A robust and wonderful tale...one of the best novels to come out of World War II." [...]