Thursday 20 January 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel.
In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1966 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Tracii Guns: American guitarist and songwriter (L.
- Rainn Wilson: American actor.
- Stacey Dash: American actress.
- Rich Gannon: NFL quarterback (Kansas City Chiefs).
- Chris Morris: NBA forward (Utah Jazz).
- Bert Weidner: NFL guard (Miami Dolphins).
- Laren Sims: American homicide, the killer of her husband, a 53-year-old California lawyer. Larry McNabney was last seen on 9/10/2001 being pushed in a wheel chair by Simms at a Los Angeles horse show. Authorities claimed that the following day, she began clearing out his office and sold his $110,000 horse trailer and truck. She shut down the law practice in January 2002 and disappeared with $500,000 of his assets.
- Demonstrations occur against high food prices in Hungary.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Sounds Of Silence
- The Beatles - We Can Work It Out
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - She's Just My Style
- The Vogues - Five O'Clock World
- The Beatles - Day Tripper
- The T-Bones - No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
- Mike Douglas - The Men In My Little Girl's Life
- Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid
- The Rolling Stones - As Tears Go By
- The Lovin' Spoonful - You Didn't Have To Be So Nice
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