Saturday July 30, 1966

US date format: 7/30/1966, UK date format: 30/7/1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 30, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kerry Fox and Craig Gannon. 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 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Tarzan and the Valley of Gold

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Mike Henry, David Opatoshu, Manuel Padilla Jr., Nancy Kovack


Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter

One of Our Spies Is Missing

Directed by: E. Darrell Hallenbeck

Starring: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Maurice Evans

The Wild Angels

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra, Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd

How to Steal a Million

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 30, 1966?


  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon


  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Supertest Ladies Golf Open

    Famous Deaths

  • Edward G Craig: English actor / director (On Art of...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Chain Letter

Directed by: Deon Taylor


Directed by: Joseph Greco

The Informer

Written by: Geoffrey Bellman, John Whitney

Starring: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Aishi no taiyô

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

The Embezzler

By: Louis Auchincloss

The Embezzler, first written in 1966, uses conflicting narrative voices and viewpoints to illuminate the fabled dimensions of American economic history as it was then understood.

The Double Image

By: Helen MacInnes

While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

The Kremlin Letter

By: Noel Behn

The American Espionage Apparatus

I, The King

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

The story of Philip IV of Spain and the women who most influenced his life. His first wife, Isabel of Bourbon; his true love Ines Calderon, the young actress; and Sor

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