Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Friday 1 July 1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Caron and Eric Ball. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Sword of Doom, directed by Kihachi Okamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dark Shadows. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1966 or at July 01 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 1 July 1966 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dr. Who and the Daleks

Directed by: Gordon Flemyng

Starring: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden

Country: United States

More info

The Sword of Doom

Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Yz Kayama

Country: United States

More info

Born Free

Directed by: James Hill

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen

Country: United States

More info

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

Country: United States

More info

The Blue Max

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 1 July 1966!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

More info


Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1966 ?

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 July
  • 80th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: M Santana beats D Ralston (64 11-9 64)
  • Construction crews in San Francisco begin tearing up Market Steet to build BART.
  • Explorer 33 launched
  • VVV soccer team forms in Venlo
  • The first color television transmission in Canada takes place from Toronto.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 1 July 1966 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1966?

Life magazine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Double Image

By: Helen MacInnes

While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

More info

Human Sexual Response

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

More info

In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

More info

Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

More info

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 1 July 1966 is such a special date for you!