What Happened on June 3, 1966

Historical Events

  • European DX Council forms in Copenhagen (shortwave listeners)
  • Gemini 9 launched; 7th US 2-man flight (Stafford & Cernan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Janovitz, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist (Buffalo Tom), music writer, and real estate agent, born in Queens, New York City

Wasim AkramWasim Akram (57 years old)

Pakistani cricketer, left arm fast bowler, coach and commentator, born in Lahore, Pakistan

Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Calhoun, American silent film actress (Flowing Gold; Between Friends; Pampered Youth), and movie theater owner, dies of cancer at 65

About June 3, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
  • UK #1 Song: Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra