What Happened in Oct 1966

  • 1966 World Series

    The 1966 World Series matched the Baltimore Orioles against the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Orioles sweeping the Series in... Read more

  • "The Enemy Within" airs

    "The Enemy Within" is an episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, and was broadcast on 6 October 1966. It is a first season episode #5,... Read more

  • First Reported Sighting of the "Grinning Man"

    The Grinning Man is a name given to a mysterious creature that has been reported in various areas over the last century. He is believed to... Read more

  • "Georgy Girl" Is Released

    Georgy Girl is a 1966 British film based on a novel by Margaret Forster. The film was directed by Silvio Narizzano and starred Lynn Redgrave as... Read more

  • "Persona" Is Released

    Persona is a movie by Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, released in 1966, and featuring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. Bergman held this film to be... Read more

  • "The Fortune Cookie" Is Released

    The Fortune Cookie (alternative UK title: Meet Whiplash Willie) is a 1966 film starring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in their first on screen... Read more

  • Aberfan Disaster

    On 21 October, 1966 Tip No 7 which forms part of the main complex of tips at Aberfan slipped and descended upon part of the village killing 116... Read more

  • U.S. Navy Commences Operation Sea Dragon

    Operation Sea Dragon occurred during the Vietnam War and was a series of naval operations beginning in 1966 to interdict sea lines of... Read more