What Happened on April 28, 1966

Historical Events

  • 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

Academy Awards

38th Academy Awards: "The Sound of Music", Julie Christie & Lee Marvin win

  • Cleveland ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day

Music Premiere

David Diamond's 5th Symphony premieres with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein; the work was dedicated to the conductor

  • OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Poole, American NBA pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York

John Daly (57 years old)

American golfer (PGA C'ship 1991, British Open 1995), born in Carmichael, California

Too Short (57 years old)

American rapper, born in South Central Los Angeles, California

Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Bunker, American actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77

About April 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Lovin' - The Young Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield