What Happened on September 28, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director (Pokiri), born in Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh
  • Scott Adams, American NFL offensive linesman (Chicago Bears), born in Lake City, Florida (d. 2013)
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • (Lucius) "Lucky" Millinder, American swing and rhythm-and-blues bandleader (Rosetta Tharpe; Who Threw The Whiskey in the Well), dies of a liver ailment at 56

André Breton (1896-1966)

French writer and poet, founder of Surrealism, dies at 70

  • Eric Fleming, American actor (Gil-Rawhide), drowns at 41
1966 Highlights

About September 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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