What Happened on May 12, 1966

Historical Events

  • St Louis' Busch Memorial Stadium opens, Braves lose to Cards 4-3 in 12 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Bebel Gilberto, Brazilian-American pop and bossa nova singer, born in New York City
  • Rafael Bournigal, Dominican infielder (Oakland A's), born in Azua, Dominican Republic
  • Stephen Baldwin, American actor (The Usual Suspects), born in Massapequa, New York
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Martin Julius Steiner, German Heer and Waffen-SS officer (b. 1896)
1966 Highlights

About May 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Monday, Monday - The Mamas & The Papas
  • UK #1 Song: Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann