What Happened on June 17, 1966

Historical Events

  • Peter Green joins John Mayall's Bluebreakers

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Look-Jaeger, high jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Fred Barnett, American NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Gunnison, Mississippi
  • Jason Patric, American actor (Lost Boys, Solar Babies), born in NYC, New York
  • Tory Burch, American fashion designer (Tory Burch LLC), born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
1966 Highlights

About June 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 15 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: Paperback Writer - The Beatles