What Happened on December 20, 1966

Historical Events

  • NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for 1967-68 season
  • Nuclear Planning Group forms in Brussels
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Robinson, American rock singer (Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ed de Goey, Dutch soccer goalie (Feyenoord), born in Gouda, South Holland
  • Matt Neal, British motor racing driver, born in Stourbridge, United Kingdom
  • Myrra Malmberg, Swedish pop singer, actress, and photographer, born in Farsta, Stockholm
  • Paul Ritter [Simon Paul Adams], British actor (Friday Night Dinner; Chernobyl; Quantum of Solace), born in Gravesend, Kent, England (d. 2021)
  • Tim Hauck, NFL safety and coach (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Butte, Montana
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Lloyd Spooner, American sports shooter (4 x Olympic gold, 1 x silver, 2 x bronze 1920), dies at 82

About December 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 19 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