Tuesday 18 October 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Mills and Denise Philbrick.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops.
In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits.
The Fortune Cookie, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Valley Of The Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cliff Dexter.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Alan Mills: Lakeland, Florida -- Pitcher (Baltimore Orioles).
- Denise Philbrick: LPGA golfer.
- Kristine Middeler: Felicity, Ohio -- WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th - 1994).
- Guillaume De Tonquédec: French Breton stage and film actor, he began his career in "Three Colors Blue" (with Juliette Binoche).
- Jerod Swallow: American figure skater and Ice Dancer, partner of Elizabeth Punsalen.
- Dave Price: American journalist and game show host
- Slavi Trifonov: Bulgarian actor and singer
- Angela Visser: Dutch model and actress Miss Universe 1989
- Apple Tree opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville
- The Association - Cherish
- Count Five - Psychotic Reaction
- The Left Banke - Walk Away Renee
- Johnny Rivers - Poor Side Of Town
- Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
- Herman's Hermits - Dandy
- Eric Burdon and the Animals - See See Rider
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