Tuesday 27 December 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fabian Nunez and Bill Goldberg.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Apropos Film.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1966 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Fabian Nunez: American politician.
- Bill Goldberg: American football player and professional wrestler.
- Wendy Coakley-Thompson: American-Bahamian author and blogger.
- Marianne Elliott: English director and producer.
- Eva LaRue: American model and actress.
- Fabian Núñez: American politician
- Guillermo Stabile: Argentine footballer (Born 1905).
- At the Drop of Another Hat opens at Booth Theater NYC for 105 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The Temptations - (I Know) I'm Losing You
- Stevie Wonder - A Place In The Sun
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Tom Jones - Green Green Grass Of Home
- The Beatles - Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out
- Val Doonican - What Would I Be
- The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running
- The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
- Cliff Richard - Wind Me Up (Let Me Go)
- The Seekers - Morningtown Ride
- The Seekers - The Carnival Is Over
- The Small Faces - My Mind's Eye
- The Walker Brothers - My Ship Is Coming In
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