On This Day

June 11, 1966 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • "(I'm A) Road Runner" by Jr Walker & The All-Stars peaks at #20
  • "I Am A Rock" by Simon & Garfunkel peaks at #3
  • "On A Clear Day You..." closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 280 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

"Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones peaks at #1 in the US

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts
  • "Skyscraper" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 248 performances
  • "Sloop John B" by The Beach Boys hits #1 in UK