What Happened on August 28, 1966

Historical Events

  • 27th Venice Film Festival: "The Battle of Algiers" directed by Gillo Pontecorvo wins Golden Lion

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Fehily, Irish drummer (Hothouse Flowers - "Don't Go"; "Thing Of Beauty"), born in Cork, Ireland
  • Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician, born in Mumbai, India
  • Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
Born in 1966
1966 Highlights

About August 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sunshine Superman - Donovan
  • UK #1 Song: Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles