What Happened on July 30, 1966

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
  • FIFA World Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London, England: Striker Geoff Hurst scores a hat trick as England beats West Germany, 4-2 after extra time
  • US airplanes bomb the demilitarized zone between North and South Vietnam
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Irene Wan, Hong Kong actress, born in Hong Kong
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Gordon Craig, British modernist actor, director and theorist (On the art of theatre), dies at 94

About July 30, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wild Thing - The Troggs
  • UK #1 Song: With A Girl Like You - Troggs