August 12th, 1966, was a Friday. It was day 224 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
54 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since August 12th, 1966.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 12th, 1966.
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During this period, push-button telephones started to replace the older rotary style landlines.
The best NBA players in 1966 were Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
In 1966, the best soccer players were Pelé, Bobby Charlton, Eusébio, Franz Beckenbauer, Bobby Moore, Flórián Albert, Ferenc Bene, Lev Yashin, Alan Ball, János Farkas and José Torres.
"A Man for All Seasons" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1966.
"Michelle" by The Beatles won a Grammy for 1966's Song of the Year.
The Billboard Charts in 1966 were dominated by SSgt Barry Sadler, The Beatles, The Supremes, The New Vaudeville Band, Simon & Garfunkel and The Monkees.
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 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.
During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on August 12th, 1966.
Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 12th, 1966.
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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