What Happened on January 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Rubber Soul" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • Beatles' "We Can Work It Out" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

French President Georges Pompidou
French President
Georges Pompidou
  • Who & the Kinks perform on the last "Shindig" TV show on ABC

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Wood, Columbus Mississippi, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (d. 1990)
  • Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Loretta Lee, [Lee Lai Chan], China, actress (Happy Ghost)
  • Maria Pitillo, Mahwah, New Jersey, American actress (Ryan's Hope, Natural Born Killers)