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 Monday, Monday by The Mamas & the Papas was in the top 5 hits.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most successful movies released in 1966
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in May 1966 ?
- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
directed by Sergio Leone
starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef
- Manos: The Hands of Fate
directed by Harold P. Warren
starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether
directed by Ingmar Bergman
starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook
- Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
directed by Mike Nichols
starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal
Which were the important events of Monday, 16 May 1966 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
Famous People born
- National Welfare Rights Organization organizes
- Stokely Carmichael named Chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating
: Santa Monica, California -- Actor (Ryan - Young and the Restless)
: Australian marathoner (1996 Olympics)
: NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
Famous People died
: Boxer, shot dead in his home
Valley of the Dolls - Jacqueline Susann
The Adventurers - Harold Robbins
The Secret of Santa Vittoria - Robert Crichton
Capable of Honor - Allen Drur
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1966 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Sargent Shriver -- May 13, 1966
Esquire Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7973
Honda Motorcycle Scooter South Gate CA Band Tuba (1966)
Chrysler Newport Car Broke Sales Records (1966)
General Motors Pontiac (1966)
Tell the world why Monday, 16 May 1966 is such a special date for you!