What Happened on June 27, 1966

Historical Events

  • Dark Shadows, American Gothic soap opera, premieres on ABC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Giambattista Valli, Italian fashion designer, born in Rome, Italy

J. J. AbramsJ. J. Abrams (56 years old)

American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

  • Jeff Conine, American MLB outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Mercedes Paz, Argentine tennis star (1990 Strasbourg), born in Tucum├ín, Argentina
  • Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur D Waley [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies
1966 Highlights

About June 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra
  • UK #1 Song: Paperback Writer - The Beatles