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All cigarette packets in America were printed with health warnings.
Russia launched Luna 9.
The first controlled landing on the Moon by the USSR Luna 9.
Russia launched Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek the first two dog crew.
The U.S. Launched Gemini 8.
The USSR launched Luna 10.
The Russian space probe Venera 3 crashed on Venus.
Luna 10 is the first spacecraft to orbit the Moon.
US performed a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site
Ian Brady & Myra Hindley were sentenced to life in prison for committing the Moors Murders.
The U.S. Launched Explorer 32.
Real Madrid beat Partizan Belgrade Football Club 2-1 in the European Champions League.
The U.S. Surveyor 1 soft lands on the Moon.
Gemini 9 launched with Gene Cernan completing the second U.S. Spacewalk.
The U.S. Launched Explorer 33.
Saturn 1 rocket launched.
Gemini 10 launched.
England won the world cup beating West Germany 4-2 at Wembley, with a hat-trick from Geoff Hurst and a goal from Martin Peters.
The U.S. Launched Lunar Orbiter 1.
The USSR launched Luna 11.
Gemini 11 launched.
Surveyor 2 crashed on the Moon.
The Queen officially opened the Severn Bridge.
The USSR launched Luna 12.
Lunar Orbiter 1 crashed on the Moon.
The U.S. Launched Lunar Orbiter 2.
Gemini 12 launched.
The USSR launched Luna 13 which landed on the Moon
Nuclear Planning Group established in Brussels.
Movies Of 1966
Adam West & Burt Ward in the first BATMAN film.
BORN FREE Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson who raised a lion cub.
The science fiction film written by Harry Kleiner the FANTASTIC VOYAGE.
OUR MAN FLINT Directed by Daniel Mann and starred James Coburn.
The musical comedy film A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM.
GAMBIT Featured Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine.
KHARTOUM written by Robert Ardrey and directed by Basil Dearden.
A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS directed by Fred Zinnemann
The fantasy film with Raquel Welch ONE MILLION YEARS B.C.
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? featured Elizabeth Taylor ,Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis.
ALFIE Michael Caine.
Spaghetti Western THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach
Sixties Events 1966