Monday 19 September 1966
It was Monday, 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 Cherish by The Association.
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.
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- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Eric Rudolph: American homicide perpetrator, a serial bomber, who pleaded guilty to bombings at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, which killed one woman and wounded 111 others, as well as bombings of two clinics at which abortions were performed and a gay nightclub, also deadly.
- Soledad O'Brien: American journalist and producer.
- Yoshihiro Takayama: Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist.
- Michael Campbell: CFL defensive tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- Eric Robert Rudolph: American criminal.
- Frederic Chiffot: French captain of an Air France commercial airplane that crashed near Pale, Bosnia on 8/30/1995. The crew were held captive by the Serbs until they were finally released on 12/12/1995, 48 hours before the signature of a peace treaty.
- Mike Burke is named New York Yankees president.
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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
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- The Hollies - Bus Stop
- The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
- Los Bravos - Black Is Black
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
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