On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1966

Historical Events

  • Rolling Stones record four songs for their 1st live LP "Got Live If You Want It!" at a concert at Colston Hall in Bristol

Famous Birthdays

  • Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer (3:10 To Yuma; The Hurt Locker; Logan), born in Long Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Kidd [Frederick Heath], British rock singer-songwriter (Johnny Kidd & Pirates - "Shakin' All Over"), dies in a car crash at 26
  • Smiley Lewis [Overton Amos Lemons], American R&B singer, and guitarist ("The Bells Are Ringing"; "One Night (Of Sin)"; "I Hear You Knocking"), dies of stomach cancer at 46
1966 Highlights

About October 7, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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