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May 3rd, 1966...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Good Lovin'"
by The Young Rascals

In the UK:
"You Don't Have To Say You Love Me"
by Dusty Springfield
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Danny Escobedo

(TIME Cover: April the 29th, 1966)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of May:

612 - Constantine III, Byzantine Emperor (d. 641)
1826 - Charles, Crown Prince of Sweden-Norway (d. 1872)
1886 - Marcel Dupré, French composer (d. 1971)
1898 - Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1978)
1933 - Steven Weinberg, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1961 - Joe Murray, Cartoonist

 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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