June 29th, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 180 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
54 years, 0 months and 8 days have passed since June 29th, 1966.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 29th, 1966:
The date is June 29th, 1966 and it's a Wednesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song Paperback Writer by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.
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. A black-comedy film called "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" is currently being shown in movie theaters.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "The Mighty Hercules", "The Patty Duke Show" and "JOT the Dot". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Captain Action (action figure)" and "Suzy Homemaker".
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"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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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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