What Happened on December 31, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, model/girlfriend of O.J. Simpson/actress (Dangerous)

Famous Deaths

  • Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native American actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75
  • Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of Dutch Race), dies