Fun Facts 1966

  • Top 5 Billboard #1 Songs:

    The Sound of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel
    We Can Work It Out – The Beatles
    My Love – Petula Clark
    Lightnin’ Strikes – Lou Christie
    These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra
    Billboard’s Year-End #1 – The Ballad of The Green Berets – Sgt. Barry Sadler

  • 1966-simon and garfunkel

  • 1966-Bonanza

  • Oscar Winning Film:

    A Man for All Seasons

    Top 5 #1 TV Shows:

    Bonanza
    The Red Skelton Show
    The Andy Griffith Show
    The Lucy Show
    The Jackie Gleason Show

  • News:

    Monsanto Industries invented AstroTurf in 1965. In 1966 it was first used in Houston’s Astro Dome. The 8-track was a new-fangled option on many Ford cars.
    BHS Homecoming (Nov 12) – Ball High beats Texas City 20 to 6.
    BHS Bonfire – “The rain did not dampen the spirit of anyone.”
    BHS Question: What was the name of our school newspaper?

  • 1966-8 track tape player