Tuesday 11 January 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christian Pouget and Franck Brinsolaro.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles.
In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Our Man Flint, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr 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 11 January 1966 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Christian Pouget: hockey forward (Team France 1998).
- Franck Brinsolaro: French police officer, he was Charb's bodyguard.
- Marc Acito: American author and screenwriter.
- Kelley Law: Canadian curler.
- Tao Wei: Chinese footballer and sportscaster (d. 2012).
- Lal Bahadur Shastri: third Prime Minister of independent India (Born 1904).
- Albert Giacometti: Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at age 64.
- Alberto Giacometti: Swiss sculptor and painter, known for his unique interpretations of proportion and space.
- Hannes Kolehmainen: Finnish-American runner (d. 1966).
- Daktari African adventure series premieres on CBS TV
- 550 die in landslides in mountains behind Rio de Janeiro after rain.
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 Vogues - Five O'Clock World
- The Righteous Brothers - Ebb Tide
- The Beatles - Day Tripper
- The Statler Brothers - Flowers On The Wall
- Mike Douglas - The Men In My Little Girl's Life
- The Rolling Stones - As Tears Go By
- The T-Bones - No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
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