Wednesday 26 January 1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kazushige Nagashima .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles.
In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Tintenfische.
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1966 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Kazushige Nagashima: Japanese baseball player sportscaster and actor.
- Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:06.2).
- The Beaumont Children go missing from Glenelg Beach near Adelaide, South Australia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - We Can Work It Out
- The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - She's Just My Style
- The T-Bones - No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
- The Vogues - Five O'Clock World
- The Rolling Stones - As Tears Go By
- Mike Douglas - The Men In My Little Girl's Life
- Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid
- Petula Clark - My Love
- Mitch Ryder - Jenny Take A Ride
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