What Happened on June 29, 1966

Historical Events

  • KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, CA begins
  • Vietnam War: US planes bomb the North Vietnamese capital Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong for the first time

Famous Birthdays

  • John Part, Canadian darts player and commentator (PDC World C'ship 2003, 08; BDO World C'ship 1994), born in Toronto, Ontario
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82
  • Isabel Dawn, American screenwriter, dies at 68
  • Ronald Shiner, British actor (Dry Rot, Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara), dies at 63

About June 29, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 4 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