What Happened on April 15, 1966

Historical Events

  • KHET TV channel 11 in Honolulu, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting

Album Release

The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath", their fourth studio album in UK (6th in US)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Olhovskiy, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Chai Ling, Chinese dissident (All Girls Allowed) and one of the student leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, born in Rizhao, Shandong, China
  • Cressida Cowell, English children's writer (How to Train Your Dragon, Emily Brown), born in London, England
  • Graeme Clark, Scottish bassist (Wet Wet Wet - "Angel Eyes"; "Love is All Around"), born in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • Samantha Karen Fox, British pop singer ("Touch Me"), born in London, England
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Crehan, American actor (The Roaring Twenties, Meeting at Midnight), dies of stroke at 82

About April 15, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 23 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