June 1966 calendar

June 1966
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1966.
The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1966: find out below

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1966?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1966 Joaquin Balaguer elected President of Dominican Republic
  • 02 Jun 1966 US Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum; 1st lunar soft-landing
  • 03 Jun 1966 European DX Council forms in Copenhagen (shortwave listeners)
  • 04 Jun 1966 Batman & His Grandmother by Dickie Goodman hits #70
  • 05 Jun 1966 Cin Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • 06 Jun 1966 Activist James Meredith wounded by white sniper in Mississippi
  • 07 Jun 1966 New York Mets pass up Reggie Jackson to draft Steve Chilcott #1
  • 08 Jun 1966 NFL and AFL announce plans to become NFC and AFC in 1970.
  • 10 Jun 1966 Beatles record Rain, 1st to use reverse tapes
  • 11 Jun 1966 I Am A Rock by Simon and Garfunkel peaks at #3
  • 12 Jun 1966 Dave Clark 5 set record as they appear for 12th time on Ed Sullivan
  • 13 Jun 1966 The US Supreme Court hands down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the principle that all criminal suspects must be advised of their rights before interrogation. The adopted text: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can, and will, be used against you in court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed to you."
  • 14 Jun 1966 Dutch police beat construction workers, 60 injured
  • 16 Jun 1966 Rowan & Martin Show, debuts on NBC-TV
  • 17 Jun 1966 An Air France personnel strike begins.
  • 18 Jun 1966 CIA chief William Raborn resigns Richard Helms becomes his successor.
  • 19 Jun 1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open
  • 20 Jun 1966 66th US Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 278 at Olympic Country Club - San Francisco
  • 21 Jun 1966 Queen Juliana opens Coen tunnel in Amsterdam
  • 24 Jun 1966 Period of relative peace following WWII exceeds that following WWI
  • 25 Jun 1966 Kosmos 122, 1st Soviet weather satellite, launched
  • 26 Jun 1966 Time for Singing closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 27 Jun 1966 1st sci-fi soap opera, Dark Shadows, premieres on ABC-TV
  • 28 Jun 1966 Ernie Terrel beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title
  • 29 Jun 1966 In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Hanoi and Haiphong for 1st time
  • 30 Jun 1966 Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1966?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

By:

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

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Tell No Man

By:

tell no man

I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes

I, The King

By:

The story of Philip IV of Spain and the women who most influenced his life. His first wife, Isabel of Bourbon; his true love Ines Calderon, the young actress; and Sor

Columbella by Phyllis Whitney

Columbella

By:

Fleeing her own past, Jessica Abbot finds herself at the centre of a conflict at Hampden House in the Virgin Islands, and is confronted by a tormenting, destructive woman married to

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls

By:

The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.