What Happened on December 21, 1966

Historical Events

Film Premiere

French-Italian comic-drama film "King of Hearts" (Le Roi de cœur) directed by Philippe de Broca, and starring Alan Bates premieres in France; achieves cult film status when it reaches US art houses in 1973

  • USSR launches Luna 13; soft-landed in Oceanus Procellarum

Famous Birthdays

  • Karri Turner, American actress, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Kiefer Sutherland, American actor (Lost Boys, 24), born in London, England
  • William Ruto, Kenyan politician (President of Kenya 2022-, Deputy President 2013-2022), born in Kamagut, Kenya
Born in 1966

About December 21, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 12 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