Saturday 26 March 1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Remlinger in Middletown and Lee Porter in Greensboro.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler.
In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Frankie and Johnny, directed by Frederick de Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Avengers.
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1966 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Mike Remlinger in Middletown: New York, USA; pitcher (Cincinnati Reds).
- Lee Porter in Greensboro: North Carolina, USA; Nike golfer (1992 Texarkana Open-5th).
- Lilian Greenwood: English politician.
- Michael Imperioli: American actor and screenwriter.
- Nick Wirth: English engineer founded Wirth Research.
- Demonstrations are held across the United States against the Vietnam War.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- The Beatles - Nowhere Man
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
- Herman's Hermits - Listen People
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