Friday 16 December 1966
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Clifford Robinson NBA center (Phoenix Suns and Clifford Robinson.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Polizeifunk ruft.
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 16 December 1966 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Clifford Robinson NBA center (Phoenix Suns: Portland Trail Blazers).
- Clifford Robinson: American basketball player.
- Dennis Wise: English footballer and manager.
- Beatles release Everywhere its Christmas in the UK
- Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its first single, "Hey Joe", in the United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
- The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
- Mitch Ryder - Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly
- The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Roger Williams - Born Free
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- Stevie Wonder - A Place In The Sun
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