Monday 11 April 1966
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mason Reese and Steve Scarsone in Anaheim.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers.
In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits.
Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adrian, der Tulpendieb.
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 11 April 1966 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Mason Reese: American actor.
- Steve Scarsone in Anaheim: California, USA; infielder (San Francisco Giants).
- Dave Richards: NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons).
- Kara McGaw in Toronto: Ontario, Canada; softball rightfielder (Olympics-1996).
- Mark Higgs: NFL running back (Arizona Cardinals).
- Sabine Bends: German astrologer.
- Goulven Toupel: French jockey with 64 wins, obstacle races; winner of the 1999 obstacle Cravache d’Or.
- Steve Scarsone: American baseball player and manager
- Lisa Stansfield: English singer-songwriter and actress (Blue Zone)
- Emmett Ashford becomes 1st black major league umpire
- 30th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 288; Jack Nicklaus is the first man to win consecutive Masters.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man
- The Outsiders - Time Won't Let Me
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- B.J. Thomas - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
- Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks
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