What Happened on December 22, 1966

Historical Events

  • WCVW TV channel 57 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitry Bilozerchev, Soviet/Russian gymnast, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Schmier [Marcel Schirmer], German heavy metal singer and bass player (Destruction), born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

Lucy Burns (1879-1966)

American suffragist (National Woman's Party) and women's rights advocate, dies at 87

  • Robert Keith [Rolland Keith Richey], American character actor (Guys and Dolls; The Wild One; Battle Circus; Branded), dies at 68
1966 Highlights

About December 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band
  • UK #1 Song: Green Green Grass Of Home - Tom Jones