Saturday January 01, 1966, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1966, UK date format: 1/1/1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 1, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Mika Nieminen and Rawley Valberde in Oceanside. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. 7 Women, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1966 while The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 12 day transit worker strike shuts down NYC subway
  • All US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health".
  • The Aladdin Hotel opens in Las Vegas, with 15-story high Aladdin's lamp.
  • A twelve-day New York City transit strike begins.
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Movies

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7 Women

7 Women

Release year: 1965

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Release year: 1965

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Inside Daisy Clover

Inside Daisy Clover

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon

Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Ralph Levy

Starring: Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Hermione Baddeley, Sergio Fantoni

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank

The Boston Strangler

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New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Edgar Award: The definitive account of the notorious serial killer—and the manhunt that followed his rampage. On June 14, 1962, twenty-five-year-old Juris Slesers arrived at his mother’s apartment to drive her to …

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor

All In The Family

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Hardcover: 434 pages Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.; Book Club (BCE/BOMC) edition (1966) Language: English ASIN: B003026EMS Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches Shipping Weight: 1.6

Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

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Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

Valley Of The Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley Of The Dolls

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The 50th Anniversary Edition of Jacqueline Susann's All-Time Pop-Culture ClassicThe perfect gift for any Valley fan or your favorite Doll, featuring a new cover design • introduction by Simon Doonan • never-before-seen archival material • an essay from Jackie, “My …

Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 1966?

On January 01, 1966 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1966?

On January 01, 1966 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1966?

On January 01, 1966 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1966?

On January 01, 1966 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1966?

On January 01, 1966 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1966?

On January 01, 1966 several famous people were born including, Mika Nieminen, Rawley Valberde in Oceanside, Tina Landon.

Which famous people died on January 01, 1966?

Famous people died on January 01, 1966 include, Vincent Auriol.

What was the number one song in January 01, 1966?

The number one song in the week of January 01, 1966 was I'm A Believer by The Monkees in US and I'm A Believer by The Monkees in UK.

What were the top hits on January 01, 1966?

The top hits on January 01, 1966 were I'm A Believer by The Monkees, Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron by The Royal Guardsmen, Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band in US and I'm A Believer by The Monkees, Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones, Happy Jack by The Who in UK.