What Happened on June 28, 1966

Historical Events

  • Ernie Terrell beats Doug Jones by unanimous points decision over 15 rounds in Houston to retain his WBA heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Lang, American NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • John Cusack, American actor (Stand By Me, Sure Thing, Better Off Dead), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress (Some Kind of Wonderful), born in Houston, Texas
Born in 1966
1966 Highlights

About June 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 1 day
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