On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1966

Historical Events

  • 20th Tony Awards: Marat/Sade & Man of La Mancha win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rowan & Martin host "The Dean Martin Show" Summer Series, on NBC-TV

Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Randy Barnes, American field athlete (Olympic gold shot put 1996; WR 23.12m), born in Charleston, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • German Galynin, Russian composer, dies at 44
1966 Highlights

About June 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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