What Happened on June 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "(I'm A) Road Runner" by Jr Walker & The All-Stars peaks at #20
  • "I Am A Rock" by Simon & Garfunkel peaks at #3
  • "On A Clear Day You..." closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 280 performances
  • "Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones peaks at #1
  • "Skyscraper" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 248 performances
  • "Sloop John B" by The Beach Boys hits #1 in UK
  • French & German media mistakenly report death of Roger Daltry

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig (SF)

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Mellanby, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Tiffany Cohen, Culver City California, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Ethel Clayton, actress (Warning Shadows), dies at 82
  • Wallace Ford, actor (Deputy), dies of heart attack at 68