What Happened on March 21, 1966

Historical Events

  • American medical drama series "Ben Casey", starring Vince Edwards and Sam Jaffe, ends a five season run on ABC-TV
  • US Supreme Court reverses Massachusetts ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Iafrate, American NHL defenseman (799 career NHL games, 152 goals, 311 assists for 463 points), born in Dearborn, Michigan
  • Karen Lunn, Australian golfer (British Open 1993; LET Order of Merit 1993), born in Cowra, New South Wales
  • Kenny Br├Ąck, Swedish auto racer (Indy Racing League 1998; Indianapolis 500 1999), born in Arvika, Sweden
  • Matthew Maynard, cricketer (big hitting Glamorgan & England player)
1966 Highlights

About March 21, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Ballad Of The Green Berets - SSgt Barry Sadler
  • UK #1 Song: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - Walker Brothers