Sunday 22 May 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1966 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- José Mesa: Dominican-American baseball player.
- Scott Putski: American wrestler.
- Wang Xiaoshuai: Chinese director and screenwriter.
- Johnny Gill: R&B Singer.
- Jose Mesa: Azua, Dominican Republic -- Pitcher (Cleveland Indians).
- Kenny Hickey: American guitarist (Type O Negative)
- Donald Royal NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets: Orlando Magic).
- 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore
- Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open.
- In Los Angeles, California, the 18th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Danny Kaye and Bill Cosby.
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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