What Happened on September 18, 1966

Historical Events

Sports History

Baltimore quarterback Johnny Unitas throws 4 touchdown passes in 38-23 win at Minnesota to surpass Y.A. Tittle as NFL's career leader with 212; finishes career with 290 TD passes

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian "Spike" Spice, British drummer (Breathe - "Hands To Heaven", Flash Cadillac), born in Chiswick, West London, England (d. 2000)
  • Isabelle Demongeot, French tennis star, born in Gassin, France

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Lamy, French composer, dies at 85
  • Jeno Vecsey, Hungarian composer, dies at 57
1966 Highlights

About September 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cherish - The Association
  • UK #1 Song: Distant Drums - Jim Reeves