Thursday 29 December 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Drew Hartt in Calgary and Bruce Bulina in Vancouver.
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.
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 29 December 1966 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Drew Hartt in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Desert Tour).
- Bruce Bulina in Vancouver: British Columbia, Canada; Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Alberta Open).
- Laurent Boudouani: French boxer, the son of Algerian parents.
- Jason Gould: American actor and noted family, the son of Barbra Streisand and her husband Elliot Gould.
- Stefano Eranio: Italian footballer and coach.
- Martin Offiah: English rugby player and sportscaster
- Pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Massachusetts)
- The Beatles start the recording session that would become the hit single Penny Lane at Abbey Road Studio.
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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