1966 ( MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1966th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 966th year of the 2nd millennium, the 66th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1960s decade. Calendar year.
The Jewish Revolt (66–73 AD) AD 66 ( LXVI ) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar . At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Telesinus and Paullinus (or, less frequently, year 819 Ab urbe condita ).
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Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. is a 1966 British science fiction film directed by Gordon Flemyng and written by Milton Subotsky, and the second of two films based on the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who. It stars Peter Cushing in a return to the role of the eccentric inventor and time traveller Dr.
Traditionally, English follows Latin usage by placing the "AD" abbreviation before the year number, though it is also found after that year. In contrast, BC is always placed after the year number (for example: AD 2021, but 68 BC), which preserves syntactic order.
- Top-Grossing Films
- Short Film Series
- Film Debuts
The top ten 1966 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:
Outside North America
The highest-grossing 1966 films in countries outside North America.October 19 - Gulf and Western Industries acquire Paramount Pictures.November - Seven Arts Productions reach agreement to acquire Warner Bros. for $32 million, later forming a new company Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.December 15 - Entertainment pioneer Walt Disney, best known for his creation of Mickey Mouse, breakthroughs in the field of animation, filmmaking, theme park design and other achievements, dies at...
Academy Awards: 1. Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia 2. Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons 3. Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons 4. Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 5. Best Supporting Actor: Walter Matthau - The Fortune Cookie 6. Best Supporting Actress: Sandy Dennis - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 7. Best Foreign Language Film: A Man and a Woman (Un homme et une femme), directed by Claude Lelouch, France BAFTA Film Awards: 1. Best Film from any Source: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 2. Best British film: The Spy Who Came In from the Cold Golden Globe Awards: 1. Drama: 2. Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons 3. Best Actor: Paul Scofield – A Man for All Seasons 4. Best Actress: Anouk Aimée – A Man and a Woman 1. Comedy or Musical: 2. Best Picture: The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming 3. Best Actor: Alan Arkin – The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming 4. Best Actress: Lynn R...Looney Tunes (1930–1969)Merrie Melodies (1931–1969)Sylvester the Cat (1944-1966)Speedy Gonzales (1953–1968)January 13 - Patrick Dempsey, American actorJanuary 20 – Rainn Wilson, American actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman and producerFebruary 4 - Piret Kalda, Estonian actressFebruary 24 - Billy Zane, American actorJanuary 3 - Rex Lease, 62, American actor, Rough Riding Ranger, Borrowed WivesJanuary 17 - Vincent J. Donehue, 50, American director, Lonelyhearts, Sunrise at CampobelloJanuary 22 - Herbert Marshall, 75, British actor, The Letter, The Little FoxesJanuary 31 - Elizabeth Patterson, 90, American actress, The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, Remember the NightCandice Bergen - The GroupMichael Douglas - Cast a Giant ShadowHarrison Ford - Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-RoundBette Midler - Hawaii
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1966 FIFA World Cup. The 1966 FIFA World Cup was the eighth FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial football tournament for men's senior national teams. It was played in England from 11 July to 30 July 1966. England defeated West Germany 4–2 in the final to win their first title; the match had finished at 2–2 after 90 minutes and went to extra time ...
1962–1966 (also known as the "Red Album") is a compilation album of hit songs by the English rock band the Beatles, spanning the years indicated in the title.Released with its counterpart 1967–1970 (the "Blue Album") in 1973, the double LP peaked at number 3 in the United Kingdom.
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