What Happened on December 14, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Mason, American NBA forward, 1989-2003 (NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, and 4 other teams), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Bill Ranford, Canadian NHL goalie, 1985-2000 (Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, and 2 other teams, Team Canada), and goaltending coach (Los Angeles Kings), born in Brandon, Manitoba
  • Carl Herrera, Trinidadian-born Venezuelan NBA forward, 1991-99 (San Antonio Spurs, and 2 other teams), born in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Fabrizio Giovanardi, Italian racecar driver, born in Sassuolo, Italy
  • Lucrecia Martel, Argentine film director (La Ciénaga), born in Salta, Argentina
  • Tim Sköld, Swedish-American hard rock musician and producer (Shotgun Messiah; Skold; Marilyn Manson), born in Skövde, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Emma Dunn, British-American stage, silent and sound film actress (Dr. Monica; Dr. Kildare (films); Hideaway), dies at 91
  • Richard Whorf, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy; Keeper of Flame), and director (It Happened In Brooklyn), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Verna Felton, American actress (Hilda-December Bride), dies at 76
1966 Highlights

About December 14, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 17 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