What Happened on March 4, 1966

Historical Events

  • Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die

Music History

John Lennon says "We (the Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"

  • North Sea Gas 1st pumped ashore by BP
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dav Pilkey, American author (Captain Underpants, Dogman), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Grand Puba [Maxwell Dixon], American rapper (Grand Nubian), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Kevin Johnson, American NBA player (Phoenix Suns) and politician, born in Sacramento, California
  • Patrick Hannan, English pop drummer (Sundays - "Can't Be Sure"), born in the UK
  • Steve Bastoni, Italian-Australian actor (Neighbours), born in Rome, Italy
  • Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], English film director (Still Alice, The Last of Robin Hood), born in Leeds, England
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Jānis Mediņš, Latvian composer, dies at 75

About March 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Ballad Of The Green Berets - SSgt Barry Sadler
  • UK #1 Song: These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra