Sunday 5 June 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Spiers and Tina Barrett.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge.
In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching 4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Bill Spiers: Orangeburg, South Carolina -- Infielder (Houston Astros).
- Tina Barrett: Baltimore, Maryland -- LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State).
- Michael McCarthy: Irish actor singer and producer.
- Natacha Rambova: Costume designer, dies at 69.
- Cin Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Clayton Federal Golf Invitational
- ''Gemini 9'': Gene Cernan completes the second U.S. spacewalk (2 hours, 7 minutes).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
- The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
- Simon and Garfunkel - I Am A Rock
- The Mamas & The Papas - Monday, Monday
- Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
- James Brown - It's A Man's Man's Man's World
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Green Grass
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
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