What Happened on January 7, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem debuts
  • Gene Kiniski beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to become NWA wrestling champion

Famous Birthdays

  • Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr
  • Corrie Sanders, Pretoria, South Africa, boxer, (WBO heavyweight champion, 2003), (d. 2012)
  • Ehab Tawfik, Egyptian singer
  • Jennifer Luff, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Randy Burridge, Fort Erie, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)