What Happened on August 16, 1966

Historical Events

  • The Beatles in concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Olczyk, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Rosey Edeh, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96), born in London, England
  • Terry Shumpert, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Paducah, Kentucky
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of a heart attack at 58
1966 Highlights

About August 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Summer In The City - The Lovin' Spoonful
  • UK #1 Song: Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles