On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1966

Historical Events

  • Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 & stays there for 7 weeks
  • Pirate Radio 390 (Radio Invicata) off England, resumes transmitting
  • Test Cricket debut of Bishen Singh Bedi, India v WI Calcutta, 2-92
  • Toboggan Chutes begin operation in Cleveland Metroparks

Famous Birthdays

  • Paula Barbieri, American model & actress (Dangerous), born in Panama City, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native American actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75
  • Pieter Geyl, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch Race), dies at 79
1966 Highlights

About December 31, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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