Friday 20 May 1966
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paolo Seganti and Mindy Cohn in Los Angeles.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas.
In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Valley Of The Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Förster Horn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1966 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Paolo Seganti: Actor (Damian-As the World Turns).
- Mindy Cohn in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Facts of Life).
- Lawyer Tillman NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers: Carolina Panthers).
- Mindy Cohn: TV Actress.
- Dan Abrams: American journalist and author.
- Emma Johnson: English clarinet player and educator
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Mamas & The Papas - Monday, Monday
- Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
- Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
- Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
- The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks
- Nancy Sinatra - How Does That Grab You Darlin'
- Dionne Warwick - Message To Michael
- The Beach Boys - Sloop John B
- The Supremes - Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
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