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
Drummer
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