Saturday February 05, 1966
US date format: 2/5/1966, UK date format: 5/2/1966
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 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 Olivia Adriaco and José-Maria Olazabal.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to My Love by Petula Clark.
In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Black Tight Killers, directed by Yasuharu Hasebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Airs Above The Ground by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jackanory.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 05, 1966?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 05, 1966?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Petula Clark - My Love
- The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann
- The T-Bones - No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
- The Beatles - We Can Work It Out
- Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes
- Mike Douglas - The Men In My Little Girl's Life
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - She's Just My Style
- The Vogues - Five O'Clock World
- Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid
- Ray Charles - Crying Time
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
- The Miracles - Going To A Go-Go
- The Marvelettes - Don't Mess With Bill
- Jackie Lee - The Duck
- Lee Dorsey - Get Out Of My Life, Woman
- Joe Tex - A Sweet Woman Like You
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - I Got You (I Feel Good)
- Slim Harpo - Baby Scratch My Back
- Gene Chandler - Rainbow '65 (Part I)
- Sam & Dave - You Don't Know Like I Know
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 05If February 05, 1966 is your birthday you're 54 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 29 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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