Friday 22 July 1966
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells.
In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits.
Torn Curtain, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 22 July 1966 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Tim Brown: American athlete, pro-football player, wide receiver who began his career in 1988.
- Anna Wood: Roeumond, Netherlands -- Dutch / Australian canoeist (Olympics - 1988, 96).
- Daniel Nowak: Schwennigen, Germany -- Hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998).
- Shaun Cohen: South African professional wrestler.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Crispian St. Peters - The Pied Piper
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Mamas and The Papas - I Saw Her Again
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Hungry
- Tommy Roe - Sweet Pea
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