Sunday 3 April 1966US date format: 4/3/1966, UK date format: 3/4/1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 3, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rémi Garde and Valérie Allain.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler.
In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits.
Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Intercontinental Express.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 April 1966
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 3 April 1966 ?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Rémi Garde
- Valérie Allain
- Bo Orlando in Berwick: Pennsylvania, USA; NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals).
- Mina Tominaga: Japanese seiyu (voice actress).
- Teddy Sheringham: Athlete.
- Michael Mittermeier: German comedian and actor.
- Miina Tominaga: Japanese voice actress.
- John de Vries: Australian race car driver.
- Shelley Michelle in Hollywood: California, USA; actress (Golden Eye).
- Russel Crouse: US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at age 73.
- Luna 10 orbits Moon
- Tom Seaver signs with the New York Mets for a reported $50,000 bonus.
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Venice Ladies Golf Open.
- The first manmade object ''Luna 10'' enters lunar orbit.
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
- The Beatles - Nowhere Man
- The Mamas and The Papas - California Dreamin'
- Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- Sure Gonna Miss Her - Gary Lewis and the Playboys
Top #10 R&B songs
- 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) - Wilson Pickett
- Slim Harpo - Baby Scratch My Back
- Deon Jackson - Love Makes The World Go Round
- The Temptations - Get Ready
- Four Tops - Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)
- Marvin Gaye - One More Heartache
- The Isley Brothers - This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)
- The Elgins - Darling Baby
- Edwin Starr - Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.)
- The Mad Lads - I Want Someone
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?