What Happened on February 9, 1966

Historical Events

  • Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
  • UK Government announces construction of a nuclear reactor on the North coast of Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Roocroft, British operatic soprano, born in Coppull, Lancashire, England
  • Ellen van Langen, Dutch athlete
  • Harald Eia, Norwegian TV - comedian
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Sophie Tucker [Kalish], Russian-born American singer and actress (My Yiddish Mama) known as "last of the red hot mammas", dies at 79

About February 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Love - Petula Clark
  • UK #1 Song: Michelle - Overlanders