What Happened on January 18, 1966

Historical Events

  • Robert C. Weaver, confirmed as 1st Black US presidential cabinet member (Housing and Urban Development - HUD)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Khalifman, Russian chess player, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Norris, American novelist and newspaper columnist, dies at 85
1966 Highlights

About January 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Sound Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group