What Happened on July 4, 1966

Historical Events

Music History

Beatles attacked in the Philippines after (unintentionally) insulting Imelda Marcos

Event of Interest

LBJ signs Freedom of Information Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Caldwell, American NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers), born in Falls County, Texas
  • Lee Reherman, American actor, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2016)
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Aldis, American children's writer, dies at 70

About July 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Paperback Writer - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks