What Happened on April 4, 1966

Historical Events

  • Pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Starr [Michael], musician (Alice in Chains bassist), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2011)
  • Myriam Schropp, German tennis star, born in Mannheim, Germany
  • Nancy McKeon, American actress (Jo Polniazek-Facts of Life), born in Westbury, New York
  • Stanislav Medrik, Olympic ice hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia), born in Nitra, Slovakia
1966 Highlights

About April 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 20 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: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - Walker Brothers