What Happened on June 10, 1966

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indian Sonny Siebert no-hits Washington Senator, 2-0

Music Concert

Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig with Big Brother & The Holding Company, at Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, California

  • Janis Joplin's 1st live concert (Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco)
  • Mamas & Papas win gold record for "Monday, Monday"
  • The Beatles release single "Paperback Writer" / "Rain" in UK; "Rain" featured experimental studio tricks of slowed down bass and drums tracks, and backwards vocals in the fade out
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Platt, English soccer midfielder (62 caps; Crewe Alexandra, Aston Villa, Sampdoria, Arsenal) and manager (Sampdoria, Nottingham Forest, England U21), born in Chadderton, England
  • Doug McKeon, American actor (Big Shamus Little Shamus, Centennial), born in New Jersey
Born in 1966

About June 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Paint It, Black - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra