What Happened on July 6, 1966

Historical Events

  • Malawi becomes a republic, Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda becomes president

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Posehn, American actor (Jim Kuback-Mission Hill), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Weddings

  • American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 4th wife Nancy Hackett

Famous Deaths

  • "Sad" Sam Jones, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1923; World Series 1918, 23; Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees), dies at 73
  • Ann Nagel [Anna Marie Dolan], American actress (Don Winslow of the Navy, The Green Hornet), dies of cancer at 50
1966 Highlights

About July 6, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 1 day
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