Thursday 31 March 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler.
In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes 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 months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 31 March 1966 ?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
- Saint Benjamin
- Blessed Hendrik Werner
- Saint Balbina of Rome
- New Jersey - Thomas Mundy Peterson Day.
- Roger Black: English runner and journalist.
- Nick Firestone: American race car driver.
- Thomas Fitzgerald in Brooklyn: New York, USA; team handball left wing (Olympics-1996).
- Natalie Gosselin in Levis: QuTbec, Canada; 52kg judoka (Olympics-1996).
- USSR launches Luna 10, 1st lunar orbiter
- Labour Party wins British parliamentary election.
- 25,000 anti-war demonstrators march in New York City, New York.
- The Soviet Union launches Luna 10 which later becomes the first space probe to enter orbit around the Moon.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- The Beatles - Nowhere Man
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Sure Gonna Miss Her
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 31 March 1966 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?