Thursday 4 August 1966
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Luc Leblanc and Jeff Johnson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs.
In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits.
Johnny Yuma, directed by Romolo Guerrieri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 August 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 4 August 1966 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
- Crispian St. Peters - The Pied Piper
- Napoleon XIV - They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!
- The Mamas and The Papas - I Saw Her Again
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- Tommy Roe - Sweet Pea
- The Rolling Stones - Mothers Little Helper
- Ray Conniff - Somewhere, My Love
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
- Ray Charles - Let's Go Get Stoned
- Darrell Banks - Open The Door To Your Heart
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
- Stevie Wonder - Blowin In The Wind
- The Platters - I Love You 1000 Times
- Sam & Dave - Hold On! I'm A Comin'
- Mable John - Your Good Thing (Is About To End)
- Rosco Robinson - That's Enough
- Jimmy Hughes - Neighbor, Neighbor
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?