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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Apr 8 1966
Alfred Allen
04/08/1866-06/18/1947
100
Died Aged:81
William Worthington
04/08/1872-04/09/1941
94
Died Aged:69
Gisela Werbisek
04/08/1875-04/10/1956
91
Died Aged:81
S.E. Jennings
04/08/1880-02/03/1932
86
Died Aged:51
Walter Connolly
04/08/1887-05/28/1940
79
Died Aged:53
Joe Caits
04/08/1888-03/09/1957
78
Died Aged:68
Victor Schertzinger
04/08/1888-10/26/1941
78
Died Aged:53
Hans Roth
04/08/1891-Pozsony
75
Mary Pickford
04/08/1892-05/29/1979
74
Grace Cunard
04/08/1893-01/19/1967
73
Lew Hicks
04/08/1895-04/15/1962
71
Died Aged:67
E. Y. Harburg
04/08/1896-03/04/1981
70
Grace Cunard
04/08/1893-01/19/1967
73
Marion Mack
04/08/1902-05/01/1989
64
Eugene Lourie
04/08/1903-05/26/1991
63
Yves Congar
04/08/1904-06/22/1995
62
Charles Saunders
04/08/1904-04/??/1997
62
Curt Ackermann
04/08/1905-1988
61
George Baxter
04/08/1905-09/10/1976
61
Ilka Chase
04/08/1905-02/15/1978
61
John Irwin
04/08/1906-01/11/1994
60
Rita Tobin-Weske
04/08/1906-10/31/1987
60
Yola d'Avril
04/08/1907-03/02/1984
59
Patrick O'Moore
04/08/1909-12/10/1983
57
Kenneth Anspach
04/08/1910-07/22/1997
56
Lauren Gilbert
04/08/1911-02/06/1998
55
James McKechnie
04/08/1911-05/07/1964
55
Died Aged:53
Sonja Henie
04/08/1912-10/12/1969
54
Frank Singuineau
04/08/1913-09/11/1992
53
P. Jay Sidney
04/08/1915-09/30/1996
51
Buff Brady
04/08/1918-04/15/2004
48
Barbara Ogilvie
04/08/1918-11/16/1992
48
Chief David Bald Eagle
04/08/1919-07/22/2016
47
David Dodimead
04/08/1919-11/01/1996
47
Art Koulias
04/08/1919-01/06/2008
47
Virginia O'Brien
04/08/1919-01/18/2001
47
Roger Pigaut
04/08/1919-12/24/1989
47
Brian Hawksley
04/08/1920-09/28/2001
46
Alfie Bass
04/08/1921-07/15/1987
45
Steve Gravers
04/08/1922-08/26/1978
44
Carmen McRae
04/08/1922-11/10/1994
44
Edward Mulhare
04/08/1923-05/24/1997
43
Ward Wood
04/08/1924-11/03/2001
42
Helmut Schmid
04/08/1925-07/18/1992
41
Beryl Baxter
04/08/1926-11/29/2012
40
Sue Casey
04/08/1926
40
Andrée Florence
04/08/1926
40
Shecky Greene
04/08/1926
40
Leon Thau
04/08/1926-05/16/2010
40
Eric Porter
04/08/1928-05/15/1995
38
Erich Padalewski
04/08/1930
36
Dorothy Tutin
04/08/1930-08/06/2001
36
John Gavin
04/08/1931
35
Chet London
04/08/1931-09/15/1988
35
Eolo Capacci
04/08/1932-02/13/2011
34
Teresa Izewska
04/08/1933-08/26/1982
33
Dada Gallotti
04/08/1935
31
Lasse Pettersson
04/08/1935
31
Francesco Carnellutti
04/08/1936
30
David Cole
04/08/1936-05/23/2007
30
Carol Morris
04/08/1936
30
Pamela Gordon
04/08/1937-09/21/2003
29
John Durren
04/08/1938-07/06/2003
28
Walter Robles
04/08/1938
28
Leona Gage
04/08/1939-10/05/2010
27
Vivienne Westwood
04/08/1941
25
Douglas Trumball
04/08/1942
24
James Herbert
04/08/1943-03/20/2013
23
Jack O'Halloran
04/08/1943
23
Hywel Bennett
04/08/1944-07/25/2017
22
Rocky Jensen
04/08/1944
22
Julissa
04/08/1944
22
Joey D. Vieira
04/08/1944
22
Mike Cicchetti
04/08/1946-06/03/2004
20
Stuart Pankin
04/08/1946
20
Tim Thomerson
04/08/1946
20
Robert Harvey
04/08/1948
18
Tom Owen
04/08/1949
17
Sara Botsford
04/08/1951
15
Kaori Momoi
04/08/1951
15
Robby Weaver
04/08/1953
13
Robert Weaver
04/08/1953
13
John Schneider
04/08/1954
12
Darryl Cox
04/08/1955
11
Kane Hodder
04/08/1955
11
Jim Piddock
04/08/1956
10
Yoshiko Tanaka
04/08/1956-04/21/2011
10
Michael Spound
04/08/1957
9
Kurek Ashley
04/08/1961
5
Julian Lennon
04/08/1963
3
Nigel Miguel
04/08/1963
3
Dean Norris
04/08/1963
3
Yûrei Yanagi
04/08/1963
3
Richard Keats
04/08/1964
2
Robin Wright
04/08/1966
0

Released on Friday, Apr 8 1966
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965)CinemaBelgium

Aired on Friday, Apr 8 1966
This Man CraigThe Key to It All
NewcomersEpisode #1.54
Man in Room 17How to Rob a Bank... and Get Away with It
Court MartialSilence Is the Enemy
Ready, Steady, Go!Episode #3.32
Camp RunamuckSenior Citizens

Now Showing Friday, Apr 8 1966
UK
Casino
Battle of the Bulge
Coliseum
Cinerama's Russian Adventure
Royalty Theatre
My Fair Lady

Aired on Friday, Apr 8 1966
UK
BBC1
 4:45 pmJackanoryEmil and the Detectives: Part 5 - Saved by a Pinprick

Aired on Friday, Apr 8 1966
USA
ABC
 8:30 pmAddams FamilyOphelia's Career
 9:00 pmHoney WestAn Eerie, Airy, Thing
 9:30 pmFarmer's DaughterIs He or Isn't He?
CBS
 7:30 pmWild Wild WestThe Night of the Burning Diamond
 8:30 pmHogan's HeroesThe Assassin
NBC
 9:00 pmMan From UNCLEThe Minus-X Affair

UK Chart
Thursday, Apr 7 1966
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine AnymoreThe Walker Brothers1
Somebody Help MeThe Spencer Davis Group2
I Can't Let GoThe Hollies3
Dedicated Follower Of FashionThe Kinks4
Elusive ButterflyBob Lind5
Hold Tight!Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich6
Elusive ButterflyVal Doonican7
Shapes Of ThingsYardbirds8
The Sound Of SilenceThe Bachelors9
Make The World Go AwayEddy Arnold10
SubstituteThe Who11
Sha-La-La-La-LeeSmall Faces12
AlfieCilla Black13
Barbara AnnThe Beach Boys14
Blue Turns To GreyCliff Richard15
You Don't Have To Say You Love MeDusty Springfield16
What Now My LoveSonny & Cher17
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)Cher18
Someday, One DayThe Seekers19
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'Nancy Sinatra20


US Chart
Saturday, Apr 2 1966
The Ballad Of The Green BeretsS/Sgt Barry Sadler1
19th Nervous BreakdownRolling Stones, The2
(You're My) Soul And InspirationRighteous Brothers, The3
Homeward BoundSimon and Garfunkel5
Nowhere ManThe Beatles6
California Dreamin'Mamas and The Papas, The7
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'Nancy Sinatra8
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)Cher9
Sure Gonna Miss HerGary Lewis and the Playboys10
I'm So Lonesome I Could CryB.J. Thomas11
Love Makes The World Go RoundDeon Jackson12
634-5789 (Soulsville, USA)Wilson Pickett13
WomanPeter and Gordon14
Secret Agent ManJohnny Rivers15
Time Won't Let MeOutsiders, The16
Listen PeopleHerman's Hermits17
Elusive ButterflyBob Lind18
Baby Scratch My BackSlim Harpo19
This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)Isley Brothers, The20