Wednesday July 13, 1966
US date format: 7/13/1966, UK date format: 13/7/1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Natalia Luis-Bassa and Myong Hui.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells.
In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits.
The Wild Angels, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 13, 1966?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1966?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- The Association - Along Comes Mary
- Syndicate Of Sound - Little Girl
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Hungry
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
- Ray Charles - Let's Go Get Stoned
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- Sam & Dave - Hold On! I'm A Comin'
- Robert Parker - Barefootin'
- Bobby Bland - Good Time Charlie
- Jimmy Hughes - Neighbor, Neighbor
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - (I'm A) Road Runner
- Stevie Wonder - With A Child's Heart
- Otis Redding - My Lover's Prayer
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 13If July 13, 1966 is your birthday you're 54 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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