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1966


Jan
12
The TV series Batman airs its first episodeThe TV series Batman airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars
Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

20
Birthday of Rainn WilsonBirthday of Rainn Wilson (1966)Top 10 Pranks from The Office (U.S. version)

Feb
6
Birthday of Rick Astley Birthday of Rick Astley (1966)Best April Fools' Day Jokes and Pranks of All-Time

17
Death of Alfred P. SloanDeath of Alfred P. Sloan (1966)Top 10 Influential Business Executives

28
Birthday of Cheryl R. 'Salt' James of Salt-n-PepaBirthday of Cherl R. 'Salt' James of the rap trio Salt-n-PepaTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

Mar
18
Birthday of Jerry CantrellBirthday of Jerry Cantrell (1966)Top 10 Grunge Bands (REDUX)

Apr
1
The TV series The Flintstones airs its last episodeThe TV series The Flintstones airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV
Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark
Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV
Top 10 TV Theme Songs (with Words)
Top 10 Purposely Annoying Beloved Cartoon Characters

5
Birthday of Pearl Jam's Mike McCreadyBirthday of Mike McCready [Pearl Jam] (1966)The History of Pearl Jam

8
The TV series The Addams Family airs its last episodeThe TV series The Addams Family airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples

24
Birthday of David Usher Birthday of David Usher (1966)David Usher On Twitter
David Usher Talks Social Media
Interview With David Usher

28
Birthday of John DalyBirthday of John Daly, an American golferTop 10 Controversial Athletes

May
1
Comic book debut of The Collector.Comic book debut of The Collector. The character first appeared in Avengers #28, before appearing in both Thor The Dark World and The Guardians of the Galaxy.Supervillain Origins: The Collector

5
Birthday of Megadeth's Shawn DroverBirthday of Shawn Drover [Megadeth] (1966)Interview With Shawn Drover of Megadeth

12
The TV series The Munsters airs its last episodeThe TV series The Munsters airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 TV Vampires

14
Birthday of Milli Vanilli's Fab MorvanFab Morvan of Milli Vanilli is bornTop 10 Lip Sync Fails

16
Birthday of Janet JacksonBirthday of Janet Jackson (1966)Janet Jackson Bio: Life and Career of the Singer and Actress

27
The Mothers of Invention debut, Freak Out!, is releasedThe Mothers of Invention's debut album, 'Freak Out!' is releasedFrank Zappa Bio: Life and Career

30
Birthday of Stephen Malkmus of PavementBirthday of Stephen Malkmus of Pavement (1966)Top 10 Underground Music Groups

Jun
27
Birthday of J.J. Abrams Birthday of J.J. Abrams (1966)The Career of J.J. Abrams: from Lost to Super 8

27
The TV series Dark Shadows airs its first episodeThe TV series Dark Shadows airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)
Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 Fantasy Shows
Top 10 TV Vampires

28
Birthday of John Cusack Birthday of John Cusack (1966)Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines
The Unconventional Acting Career of John Cusack

30
Birthday of Mike TysonBirthday of Mike Tyson (1966)The Life and Career of Mike Tyson
Top 10 Controversial Athletes
Top 10 Greatest Sports Nicknames
Top 10 Fighters of All Time
Top 10 Epic Movie Cameos

Jul
1
Comic book debut of The Black Panther.Comic book debut of The Black Panther. This superhero and Avengers team member first arrived in Fantastic Four issue #52.Superhero Origins: Black Panther

4
Release: Summer in the City by The Lovin Spoonful is releasedSummer in the City by The Lovin Spoonful is released (1966)Top 10 Classic Summer Songs

Aug
1
The tower shooting at the University of Texas at Austin takes place.Charles Whitman kills 14 at the tower shooting at the University of Texas at Austin.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.

3
Death of Lenny BruceDeath of Lenny Bruce (1966)Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

14
Birthday of Halle BerryBirthday of actress Halle Berry (1966)Top 10 Movie Bikinis
Top 10 Celebrity Cougars

20
Birthday of Pantera's Dimebag DarrellPantera's Dimebag Darrell is born (1966).Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands

22
Birthday of GZA [Wu-Tang Clan] Birthday: GZA [Wu-Tang Clan] (1966)Top 10 Wu-Tang Clan Songs
Wu-Tang Clan: History of the Hip Hop Group
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

24
American Theatrical release of Alfie.American Theatrical release of Alfie. This British film stars Michael Caine as a womanizing young man leading a self-centered life.Top 10 Movie Womanizers

25
Public Enemy's DJ Terminator X is bornBirthday of Public Enemy's DJ Terminator XTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

26
Birthday of Shirley MansonBirthday of Shirley Manson (1966).Top 10 Frontwomen in Rock

29
The Beatles perform their last commercial concert at Candlestick ParkThe Beatles perform their last commercial concert at Candlestick ParkTop 10 Beatles Moments

Sep
6
Death of Margaret SangerDeath of Margaret Sanger (1966)Top 10 Women’s Activists

8
Debut of Star Trek: The Original SeriesThe TV series Star Trek: The Original Series airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes
Top 10 Greatest Sci-Fi Television Series
Top 10 Star Trek Villains
Top 10 Alien Races from Television
Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon
Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series
Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 TV Bromances
Top 10 William Shatner’s Captain Kirk Fight Moves
Top 10 TV Doctors

9
Birthday of Adam SandlerBirthday of actor and comedian Adam Sandler (1966)Top 10 Worst Adam Sandler Movies
Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés
The Life and Career of Actor and Comedian Adam Sandler
Top 10 Movie Idiots
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Drunks

9
Debut of The Green Hornet Television SeriesDebut of The Green Hornet Television Series (1966)Top 10 Coolest Things About Bruce Lee

9
The TV series The Green Hornet airs its first episodeThe TV series The Green Hornet airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars

17
The TV series Mission: Impossible airs its first episodeThe TV series Mission: Impossible airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

29
The Star Trek: The Original Series episode The Naked Time first airsThe Star Trek: The Original Series episode The Naked Time first airs (1966)Top 10 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes

Oct
10
Release: Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys is releasedGood Vibrations by the Beach Boys is released (1966).Top 10 Iconic Rock Songs
Top 10 Decade Defining Songs: 1960s

15
The National Mall is added to the National Register of Historic PlacesThe National Mall is added to the National Register of Historic Places (1966)Top 10 United States Landmarks

31
Birthday of Ad-RockBirthday of Adam Horovitz (Adrock) [Beastie Boys] (1966)The History of the Beastie Boys
Top 10 Beastie Boys Songs
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

Nov
2
Birthday of David Schwimmer Birthday of David Schwimmer (1966)How I Met Your Mother vs. Friends
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1990s

8
Birthday of Gordon RamsayBirthday of Gordon Ramsay, British chef, businessman, entrepreneur, television personality and restaurateur.Top 10 Celebrity Chefs

15
Release: Manos: The Hands of FateThe film Manos: The Hands of Fate is released (1966)Top 10 Movies So Bad They're Good

17
Birthday of Jeff Buckley Birthday of Jeff Buckley (1966)Jeff Buckley Bio: Life and Career of the Singer-Songwriter
Top 10 Musicians Who Died Too Soon

Dec
9
Release: Cream's debut, Fresh Cream, is releasedCream's debut, 'Fresh Cream,' is releasedTop 10 Supergroups

15
Death of Walt DisneyDeath of Walt Disney (1966)The Walt Disney Company: From Mickey Mouse to The Lion King
Top 10 Successful Founder Spokespeople
Top 10 Animated Disney Films

15
Release: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly is releasedThe Good, The Bad and the Ugly is released (1966).Top 10 Movies of the 1960s
Top 10 Western Movies
Top 10 Movie Prequels
Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters
Top 10 Western Movie Gunfights

15
The Star Trek: The Original Series episode Balance of Terror first airsThe Star Trek: The Original Series episode Balance of Terror first airs (1966)Top 10 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes

21
Birthday of Kiefer SutherlandBirthday of Kiefer Sutherland (1966)Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 Hollywood Dynasties

25
Release: Evita is releasedEvita is released (1966).Top 10 Madonna Moments

25
The TV series Thunderbirds airs its last episodeThe TV series Thunderbirds airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series