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November 7th, 1966...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Last Train to Clarksville"
by The Monkees

In the UK:
"Reach Out I'll Be There"
by The Four Tops
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lyndon B. Johnson

(TIME Cover: November the 4th, 1966)

 Famous people born on the 7th of November:

994 - Ibn Hazm, Arab philosopher (d. 1069)
1867 - Marie Curie, Polish-born chemist and physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics and in chemistry (d. 1934)
1879 - Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (d. 1940)
1913 - Albert Camus, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
1927 - Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese computer game executive
1960 - Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (KISS)
1964 - Dana Plato, American actress (d. 1999)
1967 - Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
1969 - Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
1970 - Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy)

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1966

Robert S. Mulliken

for his fundamental work concerning chemical bonds and the electronic structure of molecules by the molecular orbital method

University of Chicago - Chicago, IL, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1966 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1966

A Man for All Seasons
directed by Fred Zinnemann
with Paul Scofield (Sir Thomas More), Robert Shaw (King Henry VIII) and Wendy Hiller (Alice More)

Designed in 1966

The Helicoid staircase
by Roger Tallon


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