What Happened on June 12, 1966

Historical Events

TV Show Appearance

Dave Clark Five sets record as they appear for 12th time on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (Nature of Music), dies at 74
  • Thomas Chalmers, American opera singer, actor, and filmmaker (Blind Alleys, Outrage), dies at 81
1966 Highlights

About June 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 26 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