What Happened on April 9, 1966

Historical Events

  • Anaheim Stadium for California Angels opens

Famous Birthdays

Cynthia Nixon (57 years old)

American actress (Sex and the City), born in NYC, New York

  • Oliver Barnett, American NFL defensive end (SF 49ers), born in Louisville, Kentucky
Born in 1966

Famous Weddings

Sophia Loren

Italian actress Sophia Loren (31) remarries Italian film producer Carlo Ponti (65) in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Sutan Sjahrir, Indonesian politician and revolutionary leader (1st prime Minister of Indonesia 1945-47), dies in exile at 57
1966 Highlights

About April 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 21 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