What Happened on May 4, 1966

Historical Events

  • Soviet government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane McGrath, British-Australian co-founder of the McGrath Foundation for breast cancer, born in Paignton, Devon (d. 2008)
  • Monica Tranel [Michini], American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Big Horn, Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Juan MarĂ­a Thomas Sabater, Spanish composer, dies at 69
1966 Highlights

About May 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 30 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