Wednesday 29 June 1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra.
In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
The Sword of Doom, directed by Kihachi Okamoto, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1966 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
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- In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Hanoi and Haiphong for 1st time
- KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, CA begins
- US bombs fuel storage facilities near North Vietnamese cities.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Simon and Garfunkel - I Am A Rock
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- Robert Parker - Barefootin'
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