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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Nevada Smith
directed by Henry Hathaway
starring: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith
directed by Stanley Donen
starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel
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.
- National Welfare Rights Organization organizes
- Stokely Carmichael named Chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating
- American National Welfare Rights Organization begins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1966 ?
Sports Illustrated: no.7973
Vogue Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Sargent Shriver -- May 13, 1966
Valley of the Dolls - Jacqueline Susann
The Adventurers - Harold Robbins
The Secret of Santa Vittoria - Robert Crichton
Capable of Honor - Allen Drur
Jose Cuervo Tequila Pretty Redhead Art (1966)
Smith Corona Typewriter Portable (1966)
Tell the world why Monday, 16 May 1966 is such a special date for you!