What Happened on June 25, 1966

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Paperback Writer" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks

Music Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 13th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad

  • Kosmos 122, 1st Soviet weather satellite, launched
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dikembe Mutombo, Congolese-American NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets), born in Leopoldville, Congo
  • Paula Kahumbu, Kenyan-born wildlife activist (Hands Off Our Elephants campaign), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Richard Matt, American murderer who escaped prison, born in Tonawanda, New York (d. 2015)
Born in 1966

About June 25, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 6 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