What Happened on December 23, 1966

Historical Events

  • Britain's rock TV show "Ready Steady Go" last program

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans van Arum, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, Willem II), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • Stephen Layton, English conductor and music director (Trinity College Cambridge, 2006-23; City of London Sinfonia, 2010-16), born in Derby, England
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Heimito von Doderer, Austrian writer, dies at 70
1966 Highlights

About December 23, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 10 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