Sunday 16 October 1966
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Donovan Right and Gerhard Puschnik.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops.
In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits.
The Fortune Cookie, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cliff Dexter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Donovan Right: CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- Gerhard Puschnik: Hockey forward (Team Austria 1998).
- Mary McGlynn: American voice actress singer and director.
- Olof Lundh: Swedish journalist.
- Joean Baez and 123 other ani-draft protestors arrested in Oakland
- Grace Slick performs live for the first time with Jefferson Airplane.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
- The Association - Cherish
- ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears
- The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville
- Count Five - Psychotic Reaction
- Neil Diamond - Cherry, Cherry
- The Left Banke - Walk Away Renee
- Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
- The Four Seasons - I've Got You Under My Skin
- The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love
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