Monday 15 August 1966US date format: 8/15/1966, UK date format: 15/8/1966
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Tasha de Vasconcelos and Scott Brosius.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful.
In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits.
Follow Me, Boys!, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Tinkerbelle by Robert Manry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 1966 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Tasha de Vasconcelos
- Scott Brosius: American baseball player and coach.
- Fred Strickland: Linebacker (Dallas Cowboys).
- Leo Goeas: Guard (Baltimore Ravens).
- Shirley Kwan: Hong Kong singer.
- Dimitris Papadopoulos: Greek basketball player and coach.
- Radio Free Asia (South Korea) begins radio transmission.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- Napoleon XIV - They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!
- The Happenings - See You In September
- Crispian St. Peters - The Pied Piper
- The Rolling Stones - Mothers Little Helper
- Petula Clark - I Couldn't Live Without Your Love
- Donovan - Sunshine Superman
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
- Stevie Wonder - Blowin In The Wind
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
- Darrell Banks - Open The Door To Your Heart
- Percy Sledge - Warm And Tender Love
- Your Good Thing (Is About To End) - Mable John
- Rosco Robinson - That's Enough
- Ramsey Lewis - Wade In The Water
- The Platters - I Love You 1000 Times
- Joe Tex - I Believe I'm Gonna Make It
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