What Happened on November 5, 1966

Historical Events

  • BYU quarterback Virgil Carter sets new NCAA single-game records with 513 passing yards and 599 yards of total offence in 53-33 win against Texas Western in Provo, Utah
  • The Monkees score their 1st Billboard No. 1 - ‘Last Train To Clarksville’, written by Bobby Hart and Tommy Boyce
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Nayim [Mohamed Alí Amar], Spanish footballer, born in Ceuta, Spain
Born in 1966

About November 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Last Train To Clarksville - The Monkees
  • UK #1 Song: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops