What Happened on June 24, 1966

Historical Events

  • 16th Berlin International Film Festival: "Cul-de-Sac" wins the Golden Bear
  • Period of relative peace following WW II exceeds that following WW I

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)
  • John Arcilla, Filipino actor (On the Job: The Missing 8), born in Iloilo City, Philippines
1966 Highlights

About June 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Paperback Writer - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Paperback Writer - The Beatles