Saturday 17 December 1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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 17 December 1966 ?
- Hans Visser Dutch soccer player (MVV: FC Utrecht).
- Roland Coutas: French businessman, the founder and head of the travel website Travelprice.
- Yuko Arimori: Japanese runner.
- Tracy Byrd: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Valeri Liukin: Kazakh-Russian gymnast and coach.
- Kristiina Ojuland: Estonian politician 23rd Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Gustaf Paulson: Composer, dies at 68.
- South Africa does not join the trade embargo against Rhodesia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
- Mitch Ryder - Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- Roger Williams - Born Free
- Stevie Wonder - A Place In The Sun
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