Historical Events on January 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Georges Pompidou re-appointed French Prime Minister and forms new government

French President Georges Pompidou
French President
Georges Pompidou
  • The Beatles' "Rubber Soul" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • The Beatles' "We Can Work It Out" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • The Who & the Kinks perform on the last "Shindig" TV show on ABC