What Happened on February 13, 1966

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick "Freedom" Williams, American hip hop and dance music performer (C&C Music Factory - "Everybody Dance Now"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Neal McDonough, American actor (Band of Brothers; Desperate Housewives; Suits), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts
  • Tally Chanel, Israeli actress (Warrior Queen), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Elio Vittorini, writer, dies
  • Marguerite Long, French concert pianist (Ravel) and teacher (Paris Conservatoire, 1906-40), dies at 91
1966 Highlights

About February 13, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lightnin' Strikes - Lou Christie
  • UK #1 Song: These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra