What Happened on January 19, 1966

Historical Events

  • British composer Michael Tippett's cantata "Vision of St Augustine" premieres in London

Election of Interest

Indira Gandhi elected India's 4th Prime Minister

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Young, American baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs), born in Houston, Texas
  • Lena Philipsson, Swedish singer, born in Vetlanda, Sweden

Stefan EdbergStefan Edberg (57 years old)

Swedish tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Västervik, Sweden

  • Sylvain Cote, Canadian NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Quebec City, Canada
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Foyston, Canadian NHL Hall of Famer (Seattle), dies at 74

About January 19, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 13 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