Wednesday 22 June 1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Camille Benjamin and Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Paperback Writer by The Beatles.
In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Born Free, directed by James Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dark Shadows.
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 22 June 1966 ?
- Camille Benjamin: Cleveland, Ohio -- Tennis star.
- Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe: English Baron / multi-millionaire.
- Paul Randolph: CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes).
- Schooly D: American rapper.
- Emmanuelle Seigner: French actress, former fashion model, and singer, also known as the wife of French-Polish director Roman Polanski, and for her roles in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) and Frantic (1988).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Paperback Writer
- Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night
- The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
- Simon and Garfunkel - I Am A Rock
- The Cyrkle - Red Rubber Ball
- Robert Parker - Barefootin'
- The Capitols - Cool Jerk
- Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
- The Chiffons - Sweet Talkin' Guy
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