Rating of “Suggested for mature audiences” begins due to “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”.

Walt Disney dies in December 1966.

THERE WERE AN ESTIMATED 189,837,950 TV SETS in the world, with the US having the most, followed by Japan and the Soviet Union. There were 53,850,000 TV households in America, 93%. More than 5 million homes or 9.6% had color TV.

The Beverly Hillbillies aired from 1962 to 1971.

Star Trek first aired in September 1966 and ran for 3 seasons.

BATMAN, premiering on January 1966 on ABC and ran until 1968. It was one part of a long-lasting multimedia phenomenon in the world of superheroes. 


John Lennon made his famous statement that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus on March 4, 1966. In December, he recants his statement.

Jimi Hendrix
makes the electric guitar popular.

DJ’s screen records
for hidden drug and satanic meaning.


Top Tunes !

 I’m a Believer - Monkees

The Ballad of the Green Berets - Sgt. Barry Sadler

Winchester Cathedral - New Vaudeville Band

You’re my Soul and Inspiration - Righteous Brothers

 Monday, Monday - Mamas and the Papas

We can Work it Out - Beatles

Summer in the City -Lovin’ Spoonful

Cherish - Association

You Can’t Hurry Love - Supremes

Wild Thing - Troggs

Paint It Black - Rolling Stones

Reach Out And I’ll Be There - Four Tops

When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge

My Love - Petula Clark

You Keep Me Hangin’ On -Supremes

Hanky Panky - Tommy James and the Shondells

The Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel

Paperback Writer - Beatles

Last Train to Clarksville - Monkees

Good Vibrations - Beach Boys

Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra

These Boots are Made for Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra

AT SHEA STADIUM IN NEW YORK, 40,000 fans saw the Beatles perform.
AT SHEA STADIUM IN NEW YORK, 40,000 fans saw the Beatles perform.


hey, hey, it's the Monkees !! 


High concept TV, a genuine cultural phenomenon exemplifying the youth culture, the nadir of Western civilization as we knew it, or was it just the crassest lowbrow commercialism of the decade???? The Monkees were a totally manufactured, made-for-TV imitation rock group that homogenized both the mop-head look and the rock ‘n’ roll sound in order to appeal to the younger set.