What Happened on August 24, 1966

Historical Events

  • USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Sieben, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1984), born in Brisbane, Queensland
1966 Highlights

About August 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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