What Happened on December 7, 1966

Historical Events

  • A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.

Famous Birthdays

  • C. Thomas Howell, American actor (Red Dawn, Tank, Soul Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Louise Post, American rock guitarist and singer (Veruca Salt - "Volcano Girls"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Shinichi Ito, Japanese motorcycle racer (Japanese Superbike C'ship x 3; Suzuka 8 Hour Endurance Race x 3), born in Kakuda, Japan
1966 Highlights

About December 7, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
  • UK #1 Song: Green Green Grass Of Home - Tom Jones