Friday 30 September 1966
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kerry G Johnson and Gary Armstrong.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association.
In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits.
Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, 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 Au risque de vous plaire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the important events of 30 September 1966 ?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
- RC Saints - Saint Jerome
- French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Kerry G Johnson: African American graphic designer and caricaturist.
- Gary Armstrong: Scottish rugby player.
- Shankar Balasubramanian: Indian-English chemist and academic.
- Markus Burger: German pianist composer and educator.
- Kerry Johnson: American graphic designer and illustrator.
- Botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
- The British protectorate of Bechuanaland declares its independence, and becomes the Republic of Botswana. Seretse Khama takes office as the first President.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Cherish
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
- The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
- Los Bravos - Black Is Black
- The Hollies - Bus Stop
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
- The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
- Neil Diamond - Cherry, Cherry
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