Saturday 21 May 1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Manon Kelley and Lisa Edelstein.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas.
In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, 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 Förster Horn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1966 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Manon Kelley: Quebec City, Quebec -- Actress (Red Lips 2).
- Lisa Edelstein: American actor, plays Dr. Lisa Cuddy, the hospital head in Fox TV's "House" Her father was a physician.
- Mark Crilley: Children's Author.
- Tatyana Ledovskaya: Belarusian hurdler.
- Downtown by Mrs Miller hits #82
- Time for Singing opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 41 performances
- Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
- Louie Louie by The Kingsmen reentered the chart and hits #97
- Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Henry Cooper in round six for heavyweight boxing title in London, England.
- 92nd Preakness: Don Brumfield aboard Kauai King wins in 1:55.4.
- The Ulster Volunteer Force declares war on the Irish Republican Army in Northern Ireland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Mamas & The Papas - Monday, Monday
- Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
- Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
- Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
- The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks
- Nancy Sinatra - How Does That Grab You Darlin'
- Dionne Warwick - Message To Michael
- The Beach Boys - Sloop John B
- The Supremes - Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
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