On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1966

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, Briritsh 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 of stomach cancer at 46
1966 Highlights

About October 7, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra