What Happened on October 18, 1966

Historical Events

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


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

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
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

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

About October 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 12 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