Wednesday 19 January 1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sylvain Cote and Floris Jan Bovelander.
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 Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Tintenfische.
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 19 January 1966 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Sylvain Cote: Duberger -- NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals).
- Floris Jan Bovelander: Dutch field hockey player.
- Ronnie Williams: NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins).
- Anthony Young US baseball pitcher (New York Mets: Chicago Cubs).
- Stefan Edberg in Sweden tennis player (Wimbledon 1988: US Open 1991).
- Richard Orlinski: French sculptor of the "Born Wild" concept. He is one of the ten French artists the more sold in the world.
- Floris Bovelander: Dutch field hockey player
- Yukiko Duke: Swedish journalist and translator
- Sylvain Côté: Canadian ice hockey player
- Stefan Edberg: Swedish tennis player and coach
- Lena Philipsson: Swedish singer-songwriter
- Tippetts cantate Vision of St. Augustine, premieres in London
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
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