December 21st, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 355 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
53 years, 7 months and 19 days have passed since December 21st, 1966.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 1966:
The date is December 21st, 1966 and it's a Wednesday. Christmas Day of 1966 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers. In America, the song Winchester Cathedral by New Vaudeville Band is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones 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 "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Thunderbirds", "Atom Ant" and "The Monkees". Popular toys include the likes of "Etch A Sketch", "Easy-Bake Oven", "Barrel of Monkeys" 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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"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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