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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 1966: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1966?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1966 KIFW (now KTNL) TV channel 13 in Sitka, AK (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Sep 1966 24th World SF Convention honors Gene Roddenberry
  • 04 Sep 1966 Jim Hogan wins Europe marathon (2:20:04.6)
  • 05 Sep 1966 WRLK TV channel 35 in Columbia, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Sep 1966 Race riot in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • 07 Sep 1966 KTNE TV channel 13 in Alliance, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 08 Sep 1966 That Girl starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV
  • 09 Sep 1966 The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • 10 Sep 1966 Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 11 Sep 1966 80th US Womens Tennis: M Esther Bueno-Fraiser beats N Richey (63 61)
  • 12 Sep 1966 Monkees premieres on NBC-TV
  • 13 Sep 1966 Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as Premier of South Africa
  • 15 Sep 1966 1st British nuclear sub HMS Resolution launched
  • 16 Sep 1966 Metropolitan Opera opens at New York's Lincoln Center.
  • 17 Sep 1966 Cleveland pitchers set AL record striking out 19 batters in 1st 9 innings
  • 18 Sep 1966 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • 19 Sep 1966 Mike Burke is named New York Yankees president.
  • 20 Sep 1966 Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth II launched
  • 21 Sep 1966 5 of rain falls on New York City
  • 22 Sep 1966 KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 25 Sep 1966 12th LPGA Championship won by Gloria Ehret
  • 26 Sep 1966 Staten Island, 1st icebreaker to enter SF bay
  • 29 Sep 1966 Bechuanaland gains independence from England, becomes Botswana
  • 30 Sep 1966 Botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Departed

The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Country: United States of America

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1966?
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Everything But Money by Sam Levenson

Everything But Money

By:

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

Saturday The Rabbi Went Hungry by Harry Kemelman

Saturday The Rabbi Went Hungry

By:

Rabbi Small returns in this New York Times–bestselling novel to investigate a mysterious death on the Day of Atonement The day before Yom Kippur, the synagogue sound system is on the blink,

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Tell No Man

By:

tell no man

I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes

I, The King

By:

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

Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

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Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United