What Happened on September 5, 1966

Historical Events


Jerry Lewis' 1st Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day telethon raises $1 million

  • WRLK TV channel 35 in Columbia, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Milinko Pantić, Serbian footballer, born in Loznica, Serbia
  • Simone Jacobs, British 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Reading, Berkshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Dezső Lauber, Hungarian athlete (b. 1879)
1966 Highlights

About September 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 2 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: Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles