Events in Music for Year 1966
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Jan 7th - Dance Theatre of Harlem debuts
Jan 8th - Beatles' "Rubber Soul," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
Jan 8th - Beatles' "We Can Work It Out," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
Jan 16th - Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center
Jan 19th - Neil Simons, Coleman & Fields' musical "Sweet Charity," premieres
Feb 27th - Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford GRB
Feb 28th - Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes
Mar 4th - John Lennon, says "We (Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"
Mar 15th - 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra & Striesand
Mar 25th - Beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled
Apr 12th - Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
Apr 15th - Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
Apr 28th - 38th Academy Awards - "Sound of Music," Julie Christie & L Marvin win
May 1st - Last British concert by Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
May 13th - Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black"
May 23rd - Beatles release "Paperback Writer"
Jun 10th - Beatles "Paperback Writer" is released in UK
Jun 10th - Beatles record "Rain," 1st to use reverse tapes
Jun 11th - "Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones peaks at #1Singer Tom Jones
Jun 25th - Beatles' "Paperback Writer," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
Jun 30th - Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour
Jul 4th - Beatles attacked in Philippines after insulting Imelda Marcos
Jul 25th - Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
Jul 25th - Eric Clapton records guitar tracks for Harrison's "While My Guitar..."
Jul 30th - Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
Jul 31st - Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark
Aug 3rd - South African government bans Beatle records
Aug 5th - Beatles release "Revolver" album in US
Aug 5th - Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" & "Eleanor Rigby" in UK
Aug 8th - South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)
Aug 11th - Last Beatle concert tour of US begins
Aug 14th - Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles
Aug 20th - Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert
Aug 22nd - Beatles arrive in NYC
Aug 29th - Beatles last public concert (Candlestick Park, SF)
Sep 10th - Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
Sep 11th - Rolling Stones perform on Ed Sullivan Show
Sep 16th - Metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center
Oct 9th - Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded "Got Live if you Want It"
Nov 24th - The Beatles began recording sessions for "Sgt Pepper"Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Nov 25th - Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its London debut at Bag O' Nails Club
Dec 16th - Beatles release "Everywhere its Christmas" in UK
Dec 16th - Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its 1st single, "Hey Joe," in the UK
Dec 26th - Jimi Hendrix writes "Purple Haze" backstage at the Upper Cut Club