Monday 25 April 1966
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Darren Holmes in Asheville and James Stacy Barbour.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Good Lovin' by Young Rascals.
In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits.
Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Court Martial.
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 25 April 1966 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Darren Holmes in Asheville: North Carolina, USA; pitcher (Colorado Rockies).
- James Stacy Barbour: American actor and singer.
- Diego Dominguez: Argentine-born Italian rugby player.
- Isabelle Pasco: French model and actress, she was directed by Jean-Jacques Beinex.
- Man Arenas: Belgian-Spanish production designer and illustrator.
- James Barbour: American actor and singer
- Diego Domínguez: Argentinian-Italian rugby player
- Femke Halsema: Dutch sociologist academic and politician
- Darren Holmes: American baseball player and coach
- Erik Pappas: American baseball player and coach
- Rubén Sosa: Uruguayan footballer and coach
- Maurice Roelants: Flemish novelist and poet.
- Drunk driver kills ten children in Asse, Belgium.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- The Mamas & The Papas - Monday, Monday
- The Beach Boys - Sloop John B
- Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks
- The Outsiders - Time Won't Let Me
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- Herman's Hermits - Leaning On The Lamp Post
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