October 6th, 1966, fell on a Thursday. It was day 279 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
53 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since October 6th, 1966.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 6th, 1966:
The date is October 6th, 1966 and it's a Thursday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.
In America, the song Cherish by Assocation is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Distant Drums by Jim Reeves 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. A religious film called "The Bible: In the Beginning..." is currently being shown in movie theaters. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza" and "Danger Man".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Thunderbirds", "Atom Ant" and "Milton the Monster". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Tammy (doll)", "G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man", "Army men" and "Major Matt Mason (action figure)".
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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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"The Monkees" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "The King Kong Show" - "Space Ghost" - "Cool McCool" - "Star Trek: The Original Series" - "JOT the Dot" - "Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Thunderbirds" - "Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"
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