On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1966

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black" in the UK

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts
  • US Federal education funding is denied to 12 school districts in the South because of violations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Goldfrapp, English singer-songwriter (Seventh Tree), born in London
  • Darius Rucker, American rock singer (Hootie & the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You"), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Kamen Vodenicharov, Bulgarian entertainer
  • Nikos Aliagas, Greek TV show host

Famous Deaths

  • Henk [Hendrik M] of Randwijk, poet/editor in chief (illegal), dies
1966 Highlights

About May 13, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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