Sunday 18 September 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to You Can't Hurry Love by The Supremes.
In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits.
Masculin Féminin, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 September 1966 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Tom Chorske: American ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- Isabelle Demongeot: French tennis player, she reached the 4th tour at the 1986 Wimbledon (defeated by Navratilova).
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
- Valerie Percy, 21-year-old daughter of then U.S. Senate candidate Charles H. Percy, is stabbed and bludgeoned to death in the family mansion on Chicago's North Shore.
- Scotland Yard arrests Buster Edwards, suspected of involvement in the Great Train Robbery.
- Timothy Leary forms the spiritual group League for Spiritual Discovery.
- Baldur von Schirach and Albert Speer are released from Spandau Prison.
- Botswana achieves independence.
- Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton found the Black Panther Party.
- Toyota Corolla car introduced.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Cherish
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- The Happenings - See You In September
- The Hollies - Bus Stop
- Wilson Pickett - Land Of 1000 Dances
- The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
- The Sandpipers - Guantanamera
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