June 8th, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 159 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
54 years, 1 months and 6 days have passed since June 8th, 1966.
Events that occurred on June 8th, 1966:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 8th, 1966:
The date is June 8th, 1966 and it's a Wednesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States. Because it is 1966, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, SSgt Barry Sadler, The Association and The Supremes.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long", "Hoppity Hooper", "Atom Ant" and "JOT the Dot". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Tammy (doll)", "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots", "Motorific (slot car toys)" and "Suzy Homemaker".
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 8th, 1966.
"The Inheritor" was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1966. The term represents the "Baby boomer" demographic cohort, which was born after World War II.
Movies released in 1966 included The Bible: In the Beginning, Hawaii, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Sand Pebbles, A Man for All Seasons, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", Batman, "Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.", "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming", Grand Prix, Dracula: Prince of Darkness and Blowup.
The Billboard Charts in 1966 were dominated by SSgt Barry Sadler, The Beatles, The Supremes, The New Vaudeville Band, Simon & Garfunkel and The Monkees.
"Michelle" by The Beatles would go on to win a Grammy for 1966's Song of the Year.
"A Man for All Seasons" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1966.
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TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1966.
"JOT the Dot" - "Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Thunderbirds" - "Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long" - "The Patty Duke Show" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"
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