Tuesday 20 September 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Riss and Nuno Bettencourt.
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.
On TV people were watching Ja zuster, nee zuster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the important events of 20 September 1966 ?
- Riss : French cartoonist, "Riss" was a victim of the shooting at Charlie Hebdo office and one of the survivors, with reporter Laurent Léger and other cartoonist Corinne Rey.
- Nuno Bettencourt: Azores -- Rock guitarist (Extreme-More Than Words).
- Douglas Gordon: Director (Call Me Mr Tibbs, Our Gang), dies at 85.
- Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth II launched
- US Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashes September 23.
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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