On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1966

Historical Events

  • Al Nelson sets NFL record returning missed field goal, 100 yards

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Dourdan, American actor (CSI), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Leon Lai, Chinese-born Hong Kong actor and singer, born in Beijing, China
  • Martin Blunt, British rock bassist (The Charlatans - "The Only One I Know"), born in West Midlands, England
  • Terry Sharpe, Irish rocker (The Adventures, Starjets-Starjets), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1966 Highlights

About December 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 13 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