Monday 25 July 1966
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lynda Lemay and Maureen Herman.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs.
In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits.
Batman, directed by Leslie H. Martinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Games People Play by Eric Berne 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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- St. Thea
- Roman festivals - Furinalia
- Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
- Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
- Tunisia - Republic Day (1957)
- Virgin Islands - Hurricane Supplication Day
- Inca - festival in honor of Ilyap'a
- Ebernoe Horn Fair, Sussex, England
- St. Valentine
- St. Paul
- St. Nissen
- St. Cucufas/Cougat
- St. Christopher
- Costa Rica - Anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste Province
- Galiza - National Day (Dia da Patria Galega).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain.
- Lynda Lemay: Canadian singer-songwriter.
- Maureen Herman: American punk musician and song writer, known for being the bass player for the Minneapolis based band Babes in Toyland from 1992 until 1996 and from 2014-August 2015.
- Daryl Halligan: New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster.
- Diana Johnson: English politician.
- Christine Quinn: American politician.
- Montgomery Clift: Movie actor (From Here to Eternity).
- Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
- Mao Tse Tung swims Yangtse River
- Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Troggs - Wild Thing
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Hanky Panky
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
- Crispian St. Peters - The Pied Piper
- The Mamas and The Papas - I Saw Her Again
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Hungry
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
- Tommy Roe - Sweet Pea
- The Rolling Stones - Mothers Little Helper
- Ray Conniff - Somewhere, My Love
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