Friday 7 January 1966, Orthodox Christmas
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and Randy Burridge in Fort Erie.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles.
In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits.
The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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 Jörg Preda berichtet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1966 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Carolyn Bessette Kennedy: Model / Wife of John Kennedy Jr.
- Randy Burridge in Fort Erie: Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres).
- Jennifer Luff: Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
- Ehab Tawfik: Egyptian singer.
- Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy: American noted family after her 9/21/1996 marriage to John F. Kennedy, Jr.
- Allan Chapman: Scottish politician (Born 1897).
- Dance Theatre of Harlem debuts
- Gene Kiniski beats Lou Thesz in St. Louis, to become NWA champ
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - We Can Work It Out
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Sounds Of Silence
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - She's Just My Style
- The Statler Brothers - Flowers On The Wall
- The Righteous Brothers - Ebb Tide
- The Dave Clark Five - Over And Over
- James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)
- The Vogues - Five O'Clock World
- The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)
- The Beatles - Day Tripper
Top #9 songs in the UK
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