News Items of 1966
  • Apollo Test Launch Kills Chaffe, Grissom, White
  • Artificial Pump Is Implanted In Heart
  • Auto Critic Nader Gets Apology From GM
  • Automatic student deferments from the draft are abolished
  • Biodegradable detergents are introduced
  • Bishops OK Catholics to eat meat on Fridays except for Lent
  • B-52 And Jet Tanker Collide- 7 Die 4H-Bombs Lost 3 Recovered
  • California begins pollution standards for cars
  • Cesar Chavez unites farm workers, they strike against grape growers
  • Draft calls 50,000 men a month to enlist
  • Fads, Ouiji boards, astrology, Batman stuff
  • Green Berets get our country's attention in Vietnam war
  • James Meredith is shot on civil rights march
  • Lost H bomb Found Off Spanish Coast
  • Masters and Johnson's sexual studies change public view
  • Men spend on how they look, No longer fashionable to look like you just had a hair cut
  • Mini Skirts and Bell Bottoms are the in dress code
  • New Words, Black Power, flash cube, flower children, glitch, hippy, pop, zap
  • Richard Speck murdered 8 student nurses in a Chicago dormitory
  • Robert C. Weaver became the first black Cabinet member as he was appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by President Johnson
  • Russia Makes First Soft Moon Landing
  • Supreme Court Rules On Rights Of Accused In Miranda Case
  • Sniper In Texas Shoots 45 from Tower
  • Stokely Carmichael is elected head of Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • Urban riots in Chicago, Brooklyn, and Cleveland
  • US bombs Hanoi for the first time.
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