On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "I Do! I Do!" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 561 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Deacon, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Joseph Barbara, American actor (Joe Carlino-Another World), born in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • Niege Dias, Brazilian tennis star, born in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil
  • Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant), born in Forbach, Lorraine, France

Famous Deaths

  • Sylvère Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1936, 39), dies of cancer at 57