On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 20th Tony Awards: Marat/Sade & Man of La Mancha win
  • Rowan & Martin host The Dean Martin Show, Summer Series, on NBC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • [Eric] Randy Barnes, shot putter (Olympic silver/gold-88, 96), born in Charleston, West Virginia