Thursday 25 August 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful.
In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits.
Alfie, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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 25 August 1966 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Agostino Abbagnale: Italian sports champion; the winner of an Olympic Gold Medal for rowing, 1988.
- Larry Swartz: American homicide; he shot and killed his adoptive parents on 1/17/1984.
- Albert Belle: Shreveport, Louisiana -- Outfielder (Indians, White Sox).
- Robert Maschio: American actor.
- Tracy-Ann Oberman: English actress and screenwriter.
- Derek Sherinian: American keyboard player songwriter and producer (Planet X Dream Theater and Black Country Communion)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
- The Happenings - See You In September
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- Petula Clark - I Couldn't Live Without Your Love
- Billy Stewart - Summertime
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