On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer, born in Long Island, New York
  • Trent Brown, American CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Bastrop, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash
  • Smiley Lewis [Overton Amos Lemons], American singer (The Bells Are Ringing, I Hear You Knocking), dies at 46