The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died on 1966

Walt Disney

Walt Disney (1901 - 1966)

American animator, director, screenwriter, and producer, co-founded The Walt Disney Company
Charles Whitman

Charles Whitman (1941 - 1966)

American murderer
Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger (1879 - 1966)

American activist and sex educator
Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton (1895 - 1966)

American actor, director, and producer
Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh (1903 - 1966)

English author and journalist
Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904 - 1966)

Indian politician, 2nd Prime Minister of India
Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce (1925 - 1966)

American comedian and actor
Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966)

Swiss sculptor and painter
Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb (1906 - 1966)

Egyptian theorist and Islamist
Homi J. Bhabha

Homi J. Bhabha (1909 - 1966)

Indian physicist
Ed Wynn

Ed Wynn (1886 - 1966)

American actor
Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish (1870 - 1966)

American painter and illustrator
Jean Arp

Jean Arp (1886 - 1966)

Alsatian sculptor and painter
Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden (1881 - 1966)

Canadian businesswoman, founded Elizabeth Arden, Inc.
Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper (1885 - 1966)

Actress, gossip columnist, radio personality
Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred P. Sloan (1875 - 1966)

American businessman
Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt (1893 - 1966)

American country blues singer and guitarist
Alice Pearce

Alice Pearce (1917 - 1966)

American actress
Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker (1884 - 1966)

Russian/Ukrainian-born American singer and actress
Hans Hofmann

Hans Hofmann (1880 - 1966)

American artist
Josef Dietrich

Josef Dietrich (1892 - 1966)

German SS general
Bobby Fuller

Bobby Fuller (1942 - 1966)

Singer-songwriter, Musician
Richard Farina

Richard Farina (1937 - 1966)

Novelist, short story writer, singer
Chester W. Nimitz

Chester W. Nimitz (1885 - 1966)

United States Navy fleet admiral
Vernon Dahmer

Vernon Dahmer (1908 - 1966)

American civil rights activist
Courtney Hodges

Courtney Hodges (1887 - 1966)

United States general
Vincent Auriol

Vincent Auriol (1884 - 1966)

French politician, 16th President of the French Republic
Paul Manship

Paul Manship (1885 - 1966)

American sculptor
Billy Rose

Billy Rose (1899 - 1966)

American impresario
Harry Beaumont

Harry Beaumont (1888 - 1966)

Director, actor, screenwriter