Tuesday 18 January 1966
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Bolender and Alexander Khalifman.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel.
In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jackanory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 January 1966
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1966 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Dan Bolender
- Alexander Khalifman: Russian chess player and author.
- Andre Ribeiro: Brazilian racing driver.
- David Sirebrenik: Chilean/American painter, businessman, and tarot reader.
- Kazufumi Miyazawa: Japanese singer (The Boom).
- André Ribeiro: Brazilian race car driver.
- Robert C Weaver, confirmed as 1st black cabinet member (HUD)
- Kathleen Norris, American writer (Born 1880)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Sounds Of Silence
- The Beatles - We Can Work It Out
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - She's Just My Style
- The Vogues - Five O'Clock World
- The Beatles - Day Tripper
- The T-Bones - No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
- Mike Douglas - The Men In My Little Girl's Life
- Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid
- The Rolling Stones - As Tears Go By
- The Lovin' Spoonful - You Didn't Have To Be So Nice
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - I Got You (I Feel Good)
- The Miracles - Going To A Go-Go
- Joe Tex - A Sweet Woman Like You
- Rainbow '65 (Part I) - Gene Chandler
- The Packers - Hole In The Wall
- The C.O.D.'s - Michael
- The Marvelettes - Don't Mess With Bill
- Jackie Lee - The Duck
- Wilson Pickett - Don't Fight It
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?