What Happened on March 24, 1966

Historical Events

  • Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance

Famous Birthdays

  • Penny Toler, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)
  • Tatjana Patitz, model/actress (Rising Sun), born in Hamburg, Germany
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Virginia Hill, American organized crime figure (girlfriend of Bugsy Siegel), supposedly commits suicide at 49
1966 Highlights

About March 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 7 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