Sunday 27 March 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kate Donahoo in Las Vegas and Arthur H.
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 Vive la vie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the important events of 27 March 1966 ?
- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
- St. Lydia
- Feast day of Rupert of Salzburg in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Kate Donahoo in Las Vegas: Nevada, USA; American judoka (Olympics-1992).
- Arthur H: French pianist, songwriter and singer.
- Ramiro Castillo: Bolivian footballer (d. 1997).
- Žarko Paspalj: Serbian basketball player.
- Paula Trickey: American actress.
- Haruto Umezawa: Japanese manga artist
- Mien Labberton: Dutch poet, dies at age 82.
- Anit Vietnam war demonstrations in US, Europe and Australia
- Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Louise Suggs Delray Beach Golf Invitational.
- Anti-Vietnam war demonstrations in US, Europe and Australia.
- In South Vietnam, 20,000 Buddhists march in demonstrations against the policies of the military government.
- Indira Gandhi visits Washington, D.C.
- Cevdet Sunay becomes the fifth president of Turkey.
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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