What Happened on September 16, 1966

Historical Events

Music History

Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York with Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in "Antony and Cleopatra" by Samuel Barber

Famous Birthdays

  • John Bel Edwards, American politician, Governor of Louisiana (2016-), born in Amite City, Louisiana
  • Kevin Curtis Young, American 400m hurdler, born in Los Angeles, California
1966 Highlights

About September 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 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: Distant Drums - Jim Reeves