Let's see how good you are at guessing this Classic Hits year. Here are the clues:

HITS OF THE YEAR

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"Good Vibrations" (Beach Boys) “Secret Agent Man” (Johnny Rivers), “Gloria” (Shadows of Knight)

 

Events of the Year:

Billie Jean King wins her first Grand Slam title, beating Maria Beueno at Wimbledon. She’d go on to win six singles titles at Wimbledon, and 12 Grand Slam titles overall.

Simon & Garfunkel release Sounds of Silence, which hits number one on the Billboard charts.

Rocker Jan Berry, of Jan and Dean, crashes his corvette into a parked truck, suffering brain damage and partial paralysis.


TOP MOVIES OF THE YEAR

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming!

The Bible: In the Beginning (Biggest grossing movie of the year)

WHAT WAS THE YEAR?

 

It was quite a year for pop music. Some real classics were released including:

The Sounds of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel

Monday, Monday by The Mamas and Papas

Good Lovin' by The Rascals

Paint it, Black by Rolling Stones

Summer in the City by Loving Spoonful

and tons more. The year was -- 1966