What Happened on March 6, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Barry Sadler's "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Davies, British comedian and actor (Jonathan Creek, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging), born in Loughton, Essex, England
  • Cliff Meidl, American sprint kayak (Olympics 1996 & 2000), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Michelle Edwards, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Hageman, Dutch born American pianist, composer and conductor (Caponsacchi), dies at 84