Thursday July 28, 1966
US date format: 7/28/1966, UK date format: 28/7/1966
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 28, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Geoffrey Moore and Jesus Cifuentes.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs.
In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits.
Tarzan and the Valley of Gold, directed by Robert Day, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while Unsafe At Any Speed by Ralph Nader was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 28, 1966?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
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- The U.S. announces that a Lockheed U-2 reconnaissance plane has disappeared over Cuba.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 28, 1966?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
- Ray Charles - Let's Go Get Stoned
- Sam & Dave - Hold On! I'm A Comin'
- Jimmy Hughes - Neighbor, Neighbor
- Robert Parker - Barefootin'
- The Platters - I Love You 1000 Times
- Darrell Banks - Open The Door To Your Heart
- Stevie Wonder - With A Child's Heart
- Rosco Robinson - That's Enough
- Bobby Hebb - Sunny
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