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Number of Records Matching Query: 72
 
THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1966
Description: Topped the charts and stayed there for 2 weeks. (1966) USA
Summary: "The Sounds of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel topped the charts and stayed there for 2 weeks. (1966)

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1966
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1966
Description: "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde"
Summary: "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" Georgie Fame

CANDLESTICK PARK - THE BEATLES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 29 August 1966
Description: The Beatles gave their final full concert at Candlestick Park. United States.
Summary: The Beatles gave their final full concert at Candlestick Park on August 29, 1966. Candlestick Park is an outdoor sports and entertainment stadium located in San Francisco, California. The stadium was originally built as the home of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants.

GO SET
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 February 1966
Description: Funded in Melbourne by Phillip Frazer, Peter Raphael and Tony Schauble.Widely described as a pop music "bible",
Summary: Go-Set was the first Australian pop music newspaper, published weekly. Ian Meldrum, rock writer / music historian Ed Nimmervoll and radio DJ Stan Rofe. Go-Set finished on the 24th August 1974.

ROGER MILLER
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 March 1966
Description: Roger Miller wins six Grammy Awards, five of them related to his hit "King of the Road".
Summary: Roger Miller wins six Grammy Awards, five of them related to his hit "King of the Road". The Statler Brothers take two awards for "Flowers on the Wall".

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1966
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 31 December 1966
Summary: THE MONKEES. "I'M A BELIEVER".

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1966
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1966
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1966
Summary: 1966-67 1 Bonanza NBC 2 The Red Skelton Hour CBS 3 The Andy Griffith Show CBS 4 The Lucy Show CBS 5 The Jackie Gleason Show CBS 6 Green Acres CBS 7 Daktari (tie) CBS 7 Bewitched (tie) ABC 7 The Beverly Hillbillies (tie) CBS 10 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (tie) CBS 10 The Virginian (tie) NBC 10 The Lawrence Welk Show (tie) ABC 10 The Ed Sullivan Show (tie) CBS 14 The Dean Martin Show (tie) CBS 14 Family Affair (tie) CBS 16 Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour CBS 17 The CBS Friday Night Movie (tie) CBS 17 Hogan's Heroes (tie) CBS 19 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color NBC 20 Saturday Night at the Movies NBC

ADAM HOROVITZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 31 October 1966

JOHNNY DIEZEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 May 1966
Description: Vocalist, Australia

MARY STEWART MASTERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 June 1966
Description: Actress, USA

RUSSELL WATSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 November 1966
Description: Vocalist, Tenor, UK

SALMA HAYEK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 2 September 1966
Description: Actress, Singer, Mexico/USA

HG WELLS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 September 1966
Description: Author

ANTONIE KAMERLING
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 August 1966
Description: Actor, Musician, Netherlands

TEA LEONI
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 25 February 1966
Description: Actress, USA

ROB SHEFFIELD
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 February 1966
Description: Author, columnist

SHAWN DROVER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 May 1966
Description: Drummer, USA

CHRIS ACLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 September 1966
Description: Drummer, USA

MIKE STARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 April 1966
Description: Bassist, US

CINDY CRAWFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 February 1966
Description: Model, Actress, USA

GEORGINA MCGINNESS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 29 August 1966

LEE ANN WOMACK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 19 August 1966
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN CUSACK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 June 1966
Description: Actor, USA

MARTINA MCBRIDE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 29 July 1966
Description: Vocalist

JIMEOIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 January 1966
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australia

JUSTINE BATEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 February 1966
Description: Actress, USA

SINEAD OCONNOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 December 1966
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Ireland

KATE CEBERANO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 November 1966
Description: Vocalist, Australia

ADAM SANDLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 September 1966
Description: Actor, comedian, musician, USA

DAVID SCHWIMMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 November 1966
Description: Actor, USA

JOHNNY GILL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 May 1966
Description: Vocalist, USA

DEANA CARTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 July 1966
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JANET JACKSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1966
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA

BEN FOLDS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 September 1966
Description: Vocalist , Pianist, Composer

SIMON AUSTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 October 1966
Description: Guitarist,Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer, Australia

ANDREW WOOD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 January 1966
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA

RICK ASTLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 6 February 1966
Description: Vocalist, UK

THORSTEN WOLLMANN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 February 1966
Description: Trumpet, Composer, Germany

TRACY COSTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 April 1966
Description: Vocalist, Australia

TRACY BYRD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 December 1966
Description: Vocalist, USA

STACY LATTISAW
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 25 November 1966
Description: Vocalist, USA

KARYN WHITE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 October 1966
Description: Vocalist, USA

PERRI REID
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 29 August 1966
Description: Vocalist, USA

TOMMY STINSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 October 1966
Description: Guitarist, Bassist, USA

CHRIS ROCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 February 1966
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA

HALLE BERRY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 August 1966
Description: Actress, US

LISA STANFIELD
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 April 1966
Description: Vocalist, UK

RICHARD FORTUS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 November 1966
Description: Guitarist, USA

EDIE BRICKELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 March 1966
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitaris, USA

BILL CARROLL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 29 December 1966
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Bassist, USA

TONE LOC
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 May 1966
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

MIKE INEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 May 1966
Description: Guitarist , USA

KIEFER SUTHERLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 December 1966
Description: Actor, USA

TRACII GUNS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 January 1966
Description: Guitarist, USA

CHARLOTTE DAWSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 April 1966
Description: Actress, Australian television personality

JOHNNY DIESEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 March 1966
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

BOB HORN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 July 1966
Description: TV host, USA

HELEN KANE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 September 1966
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

BUD POWELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 July 1966
Description: Pianist, USA

BOBBY FULLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 18 July 1966
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

JOHNNY KIDD
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 7 October 1966
Description: Vocalist, UK

MONTGOMERY CLIFT
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 July 1966
Description: Actor, USA

SOPHIE TUCKER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 February 1966
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA

WALT DISNEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 December 1966
Description: Cartoonist, USA

ALMA COGAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 October 1966
Description: Vocalist, UK

BUSTER KEATON
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 February 1966
Description: Actor, USA

SMILEY LEWIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 7 October 1966
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

LUCKY MILLINDER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 28 September 1966
Description: Band leader, USA

MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 November 1966
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA

WILLIAM FRAWLEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 March 1966
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

ROBERT LUNN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 8 March 1966
Description: Comedian, Actor, Vaudeville, USA

BILLY ROSE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 February 1966
Description: Impresario, theatrical showman, lyricist, US

 
 
 
 

 
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