October 23rd, 1966, fell on a Sunday. It was day 296 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
54 years, 2 months and 24 days have passed since October 23rd, 1966.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 23rd, 1966:
The date is October 23rd, 1966 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 1966 is quickly approaching.
In America, the song Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops 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 and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
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 film called "Hawaii", starring Julie Andrews, is currently being shown in movie theaters. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Thunderbirds", "Milton the Monster" and "Star Trek: The Original Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Tammy (doll)", "Mouse Trap", "Easy-Bake Oven" and "Barrel of Monkeys".
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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.
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.
The best NBA players in 1966 were Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
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