What Happened on September 10, 1966

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks in the UK

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Music History

Neil Diamond has his first Billboard chart success with single "Cherry Cherry"

1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Nieuwendyk, Canadian NHL center (Stanley Cup 1989 Calgary, 1999 Dallas, 2003 New Jersey; Olympic gold 2002), born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Robin Goodridge, British drummer (Bush, 1994-2019 -"Glycerine"), born in Crawley, England
Born in 1966

Famous Weddings

John Lithgow

Actor John Lithgow (20) weds Jean Taynton

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Gumbel, German mathematician and pacifist (b. 1891)
  • James Langridge, English cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies at 60

About September 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: All Or Nothing - Small Faces