What Happened on April 13, 1966

Historical Events

  • Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian soccer goalkeeper (51 caps; Gueugnon, Club Africain), born in Menzel Jemil, Tunisia
  • Marc Ford, American guitarist (The Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi politician & President of Iraq (1963-66), killed in a plane crash at 45
  • Georges Duhamel, French author (Vie et aventures de Salavin, 5 vol.), dies at 81
1966 Highlights

About April 13, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're My) Soul And Inspiration - The Righteous Brothers
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody Help Me - Spencer Davis Group