What Happened on December 1, 1966

Historical Events

  • Ecuadorian national baseball team defends its title with a 4-3 win over Brazil in the South American Championship; last win for next 50 years; Eloy Guerrero drives in Ramón Sotomayor with the winning run
  • Georg Kiesinger elected West German chancellor
  • Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Maryland to Boulder, Colorado
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Katherine LaNasa, American actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Larry Walker, Canadian Baseball HOF right fielder (NL MVP 1997; NL batting champion 1998, 99, 2001; 5 x MLB All Star; 7 x Gold Glove; Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies), born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia
  • Matthew Laborteaux, American actor (Killing Stone, Deadly Friend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Steve Walsh, American football quarterback (NCAA C'ship 1987 University of Miami; NO Saints + 5 other NFL teams), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Born in 1966

About December 1, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band
  • UK #1 Song: Green Green Grass Of Home - Tom Jones