On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1966

Historical Events

  • "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

"Persona", Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann, is released

Director and Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director and Writer
Ingmar Bergman

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Mills, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Angela Visser, Neth, Miss Universe (1989)
  • Jerod Swallow, American ice skater (1997 Nationals), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Kristine Middeler, Felicity Oh, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Nestell, American actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier), dies of heart attack at 73
  • Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), dies at 99
1966 Highlights

About October 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra