Friday June 17, 1966

US date format: 6/17/1966, UK date format: 17/6/1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 17, 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 Jason Patric and Cédric Kahn. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1966 while Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • An Air France personnel strike begins.

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Movies

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

The Blue Max

The Blue Max

Release year: 1966

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp

Country: United States of America

Hold On!

Hold On!

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Peter Noone, Karl Green, Keith Hopwood, Derek Leckenby

This Property Is Condemned

This Property Is Condemned

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid

Country: United States of America

Munster, Go Home!

Munster, Go Home!

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Earl Bellamy

Starring: Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Butch Patrick

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Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls

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The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

Unsafe At Any Speed by Ralph Nader

Unsafe At Any Speed

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Ralph Nader's classic book that tanked the Corviar. Published in 1965 Unsafe at any speed is the full story of how and why cars kill, and why the automobile manufacturers have failed

Those Who Love by Irving Stone

Those Who Love

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The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

Columbella by Phyllis Whitney

Columbella

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Fleeing her own past, Jessica Abbot finds herself at the centre of a conflict at Hampden House in the Virgin Islands, and is confronted by a tormenting, destructive woman married to

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 17, 1966?

On June 17, 1966 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is June 17, 1966?

On June 17, 1966 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 17, 1966?

On June 17, 1966 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 1966?

On June 17, 1966 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 1966?

On June 17, 1966 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 17, 1966?

On June 17, 1966 several famous people were born including, Jason Patric, Cédric Kahn, Christy Canyon.

What was the number one song in June 17, 1966?

The number one song in the week of June 17, 1966 was Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones in US and Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra in UK.

What were the top hits on June 17, 1966?

The top hits on June 17, 1966 were Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones, Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind? by The Lovin' Spoonful, I Am A Rock by Simon and Garfunkel in US and Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra, Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones, Monday Monday by The Mamas & The Papas in UK.