Wednesday 28 December 1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 28 December 1966 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Giulia Gam: Brazilian actress, talented and versatile in comedy, drama, theater and soaps.
- Jean-Christophe Choblet: French landscaper, designer of the Paris-Plages (Paris beaches), temporary artificial beaches created each summer along the river Seine in the centre of Paris, and, since 2007, along the Bassin de la Villette in the northeast of Paris.
- Joe Wolf: NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals).
- Eric Evans: American gay video pornstar.
- 13 die in a train crash in Everett, Massachusetts
- Thirteen die in a train crash in Everett, Massachusetts, USA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- The Temptations - (I Know) I'm Losing You
- Stevie Wonder - A Place In The Sun
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Tom Jones - Green Green Grass Of Home
- Val Doonican - What Would I Be
- The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
- The Seekers - Morningtown Ride
- The Small Faces - My Mind's Eye
- The Beatles - Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out
- The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running
- Cliff Richard - Wind Me Up (Let Me Go)
- The Seekers - The Carnival Is Over
- The Walker Brothers - My Ship Is Coming In
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 28 December 1966 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?