What Happened on May 8, 1966

Historical Events

  • Last game at old Busch stadium, St Louis Card lose 10-5 to San Francisco

Baseball Record

Only HR ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Park, by Oriole outfielder Frank Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Cláudio Taffarel, Brazilian soccer goalkeeper (101 caps; World Cup 1994; Internacional, Parma, Atlético Mineiro, Galatasaray), born in Santa Rosa, Brazil
  • Daniel Glass, American jazz and R&B drummer, music writer, historian and educator (Royal Crown Revue; Daniel Glass Trio), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Marta Sánchez, Spanish singer (De Mujer a Mujer), born in Madrid, Spain
Born in 1966

About May 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 17 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