Sunday 28 August 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Teresa Zarzeczny Bell and Priya Dutt.
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.
On TV people were watching Ulrich und Ulrike.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1966 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Teresa Zarzeczny Bell: Washington Crossing, New Jersey -- Rower (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Priya Dutt: Indian social worker and politician.
- Yoko Takahashi: Japanese singer.
- Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Glass City Golf Classic
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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