Radio Hits of 1966

1966 Sports

*World Series Champions: Baltimore Orioles
*NFL Champions: Green Bay Packers
*AFL Champions: Kansas City Chiefs
*NBA Champions: Boston Celtics
*Stanley Cup Champs: Montreal Canadiens
*U.S. Open Golf: Billy Casper
*U.S. Tennis: Fred Stolle/Maria Bueno
*Wimbledon (Men/Women): Manuel Santana/Billie Jean King
*NCAA Football Champions: Michigan State & Notre Dame
*NCAA Basketball Texas Western
*Kentucky Derby: Kauai King

Fashion Icons:

Raquel Welch, Jane Fonda, Diana Rigg, Barbara Eden, Barbara Feldon, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Doris Day.

Other Facts

John Lennon commented that The Beatles were "bigger than Jesus."
*The 8-track was a new-fangeled option on many Ford cars.
*"Beam me up, Scotty" - William Shatner, as Capt. James Kirk, The first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," is broadcast on September 8.
*The Food and Drug Administration declares "the Pill" safe for human use for birth control.
*"Have it your way" - Burger King
*CBS backs out of plans to broadcast Psycho, deeming the movie too violent for at-home viewing.
*Cartoon genius Walt Disney dies at age 65.
*The 'hippie' drug LSD is made illegal in California
The US Supreme Court rules in the Miranda case that police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.
*An artificial heart is installed in the chest of Marcel DeRudder in a Houston hospital.
+Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: The Generation Twenty-Five and Under (Baby Boomers)
*Miss America: Deborah Bryant (Overland Park, KS)
*Miss USA: Maria Remenyi (California)
*Best Film Oscar Winner: A Man for All Seasons
*Most Popular Christmas Gifts: Spirograph, Twister, Barrel Of Monkeys, Crazy Maze, View-Master* with TV themed reels.
What Was On TV:
Bonanza (NBC), The Red Skelton Show (CBS), The Andy Griffith Show (CBS), The Lucy Show (CBS), The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS), Green Acres (CBS), Daktari (CBS), Bewitched (ABC), The Beverly Hillbillies (CBS), Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS).


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