Monday 28 February 1966
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Erik van and Vincent Askew NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler.
In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Historias para no dormir.
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 February 1966 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Erik van: Kessel; Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht).
- Vincent Askew NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics: Portland Trail Blazers).
- Vincent Askew: American basketball player, a one-time guard/forward.
- Éric Dubus: French middle distance runner, who became European Indoor Champion over 3.000m in 1990, and was the silver medalist over 3.000m at the 1993 IAAF World Indoor Championships.
- Tim Goad: American athlete, pro footballer and defensive tackle from 1988 to 1996, with the New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns, and Baltimore Ravens.
- Paulo Futre: Portuguese footballer
- Jovan: Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid
- Edita Mildažytė: Lithuanian journalist and activist
- Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes
- Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale begin a joint holdout against Los Angeles Dodgers.
- U.S. astronauts Charles Bassett and Elliott See are killed in an aircraft accident in St. Louis, Missouri.
- Soviet space probe ''Venera 3'' crashes on Venus, becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet's surface.
- The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes
- Herman's Hermits - Listen People
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
- Petula Clark - My Love
- Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
- The Four Seasons - Working My Way Back To You
- The Supremes - My World Is Empty Without You
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