What Happened on December 17, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher A. Wray, American lawyer, F.B.I. Director (2017-), born in NYC, New York
  • Hans Visser, Dutch soccer player (MVV, FC Utrecht)
  • Kristiina Ojuland, Estonian politician
  • Valeri Liukin, Soviet gymnast
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Gustaf Paulson, Swedish organist and composer (The Resurrection Symphony), dies at 68
1966 Highlights

About December 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 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