What Happened on October 10, 1966

Historical Events

  • The Beach Boys release their influential single "Good Vibrations"

Famous Birthdays

  • Bai Ling, Chinese-born American actress (The Crow, Red Corner), born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Carolyn Bertozzi, American chemist (2022 Nobel Prize for click chemistry), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Darren Carrington, American NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Bronx, New York
  • Elana Meyer, South African runner (Olympic silver 1992), born in South Africa
  • Kevin Paige, American vocalist ("Don't Shut Me Out"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Tony Adams, English footballer (Arsenal & England national team captain), born in Romford, London, England
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

Charlotte Cooper (1870-1966)

British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900; Wimbledon 1895-96, 98, 1901, 08), dies at 96

1966 Highlights

About October 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops
  • UK #1 Song: Distant Drums - Jim Reeves