What Happened on July 19, 1966

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear Test at Fangataufa Island
  • Governor James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot)

Famous Birthdays

  • David Segui, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Nancy Carell [Walls], American actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Cohasset, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

Frank Sinatra

American saloon singer Frank Sinatra (50) marries American actress Mia Farrow (21) at the Las Vegas, Nevada home of casino executive Jack Entratter; divorce in 1968

1966 Highlights

About July 19, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hanky Panky - Tommy James And The Shondells
  • UK #1 Song: Get Away - Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames