On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1966

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

Cult film "King of Hearts" (Le Roi de cœur) premieres directed by Philippe de Broca starring Alan Bates

Film Director Philippe de Broca
Film Director
Philippe de Broca
  • 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
1966 Highlights

About December 21, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius