Saturday 27 August 1966
It was Saturday, 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 27 August 1966 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Jeroen Duyster: Dutch rower.
- Juhan Parts: Estonian lawyer and politician 14th Prime Minister of Estonia.
- Deena Wigger: Colorado Springs, Colorado -- US shooter (1992 Olympics).
- Oakland Pitcher Paul Lindblad begins a 385 cons errorless streak
- Sir Francis Chichester begins 1st solo ocean voyage around the world
- Race riot in Waukegan, Illinois, USA.
- Francis Chichester begins the first solo sail around the world.
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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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