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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1966: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1966?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1966 80th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: M Santana beats D Ralston (64 11-9 64)
  • 02 Jul 1966 1st France nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll
  • 03 Jul 1966 Brave pitcher Tony Cloninger, is 1st NL to hit 2 grand slams in a game
  • 04 Jul 1966 Beatles attacked in Philippines after insulting Imelda Marcos
  • 05 Jul 1966 New York City transit fare rises from 15 cents to 20 cents
  • 06 Jul 1966 Malawi becomes a republic, with Hastings Banda as its first President.
  • 07 Jul 1966 A Warsaw Pact conference ends with a promise to support North Vietnam.
  • 08 Jul 1966 US airline strike (until August 19th)
  • 09 Jul 1966 95th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 282 at Muirfield Gullane
  • 10 Jul 1966 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
  • 11 Jul 1966 The 1966 FIFA World Cup begins in England.
  • 12 Jul 1966 10.51 (26.70 cm) of rainfall, Sandusky Ohio (state record)
  • 13 Jul 1966 Richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago
  • 14 Jul 1966 Richard Speck rapes and kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory
  • 16 Jul 1966 Half a Sixpence closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 performances
  • 17 Jul 1966 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • 18 Jul 1966 Carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old
  • 19 Jul 1966 50 year old Frank Sinatra marries 21 year old Mia Farrow in Las Vegas
  • 21 Jul 1966 Gemini X returns to Earth.
  • 23 Jul 1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
  • 24 Jul 1966 48th PGA Championship: Al Geiberger shoots a 280 at Firestone Country Club - Akron
  • 25 Jul 1966 Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
  • 26 Jul 1966 WRLH TV channel 31 in Lebanon, NH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 28 Jul 1966 The U.S. announces that a Lockheed U-2 reconnaissance plane has disappeared over Cuba.
  • 29 Jul 1966 Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock, New York
  • 30 Jul 1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Supertest Ladies Golf Open
  • 31 Jul 1966 Charles Whitman wounds 46 and kills 5 at University of Texas

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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How to Steal a Million

How to Steal a Million

Release year: 1966

Directed by: William Wyler

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

Country: United States of America

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Václav Vorlícek

Starring: Dana Medrická, Jirí Sovák, Olga Schoberová, Juraj Visny

Torn Curtain

Torn Curtain

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova, Hansjörg Felmy

Country: United States of America

Mister Buddwing

Mister Buddwing

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: James Garner, Jean Simmons, Suzanne Pleshette, Katharine Ross

Tarzan and the Valley of Gold

Tarzan and the Valley of Gold

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Robert Day

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1966?
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The Detective by Roderick Thorp

The Detective

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Joe Leland, a private eye, investigates a young widow's husband's suicide. He finds himself caught up in a bizarre situation where unpleasant elements from his own past, including a case that

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

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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

Tinkerbelle by Robert Manry

Tinkerbelle

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"The whole audacious caper... a fine, satisfying salt-water adventure... a narrative of courage and endurance, of dreams as well as seamanship."

The Double Image by Helen MacInnes

The Double Image

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