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WhoBirthdayAge on Saturday, Oct 8 1966
Theodore Roberts
10/08/1861-12/14/1928
105
Died Aged:67
Edythe Chapman
10/08/1863-10/15/1948
103
Died Aged:85
Ralph Lewis
10/08/1872-12/04/1937
94
Died Aged:65
Nance O'Neil
10/08/1874-02/07/1965
92
Died Aged:90
Oscar O'Shea
10/08/1881-04/06/1960
85
Died Aged:78
Huntley Gordon
10/08/1887-12/07/1956
79
Died Aged:69
Robert Brister
10/08/1888-03/02/1945
78
Died Aged:56
Clifford Heatherley
10/08/1888-09/15/1937
78
Died Aged:48
Sybil Bowan
10/08/1896-04/26/1979
70
Colin Keith-Johnston
10/08/1896-01/03/1980
70
Rouben Mamoulian
10/08/1897-12/04/1987
69
Edward Zwick
10/08/1952
14
Wally Brown
10/08/1904-11/13/1961
62
Died Aged:57
Nita Krebs
10/08/1905-01/18/1991
61
Tommy Woodcock
10/08/1905-04/27/1985
61
Carl Bernard
10/08/1907-05/04/1972
59
J.G. Devlin
10/08/1907-10/17/1991
59
Howard Joslin
10/08/1907-08/01/1975
59
Wolf Frees
10/08/1909-1974
57
Kirk Alyn
10/08/1910-03/14/1999
56
Paulette Dubost
10/08/1910-09/21/2011
56
William Abbey
10/08/1911-01/??/1985
55
Sally Stewart
10/08/1911-2002
55
Janet Brandes
10/08/1912-11/18/1983
54
Bruce Edwards
10/08/1914-09/20/2002
52
Hélène Garaud
10/08/1916-07/10/2007
50
Kort Falkenberg
10/08/1917-03/13/2006
49
Philip Leacock
10/08/1917-07/14/1990
49
Ron Randell
10/08/1918-06/11/2005
48
Gabriel Dell
10/08/1919-07/03/1988
47
André Valmy
10/08/1919-11/18/2015
47
Conrad Yama
10/08/1919-03/10/2010
47
Kenneth Forbes
10/08/1920-07/27/1997
46
Michael Hunt
10/08/1920-10/??/1985
46
Eileen Essell
10/08/1922-02/15/2015
44
Eva Maria Meineke
10/08/1923
43
Gita Denise
10/08/1924-01/24/2004
42
John Eames
10/08/1924-06/13/1989
42
Alan Hockey
10/08/1924-06/07/1992
42
Peter Wood
10/08/1925-02/11/2016
41
Dallas Mitchell
10/08/1927-09/13/2009
39
Bill Maynard
10/08/1928
38
Denys Palmer
10/08/1928-09/??/1991
38
Helmut Qualtinger
10/08/1928-09/29/1986
38
Ray Stricklyn
10/08/1928-05/14/2002
38
Achim Hübner
10/08/1929-08/25/2014
37
John Bliss
10/08/1930-02/28/2008
36
James Olson
10/08/1930
36
William Traylor
10/08/1930-09/23/1989
36
Richard Lyon
10/08/1934-10/16/2013
32
Sue Randall
10/08/1935-10/26/1984
31
Rona Barrett
10/08/1936
30
Hazel Medina
10/08/1937-02/14/2012
29
Paul Hogan
10/08/1939
27
Harvey Pekar
10/08/1939-07/12/2010
27
Christopher Mankiewicz
10/08/1940
26
Loys T. Bergeron
10/08/1942-10/04/1999
24
Chevy Chase
10/08/1943
23
Dale Dye
10/08/1944
22
Timm Zemanek
10/08/1947
19
James Harper
10/08/1948
18
Claude Jade
10/08/1948-12/01/2006
18
Johnny Ramone
10/08/1948-09/15/2004
18
Marcus K. Mukai
10/08/1949
17
Maggie Ollerenshaw
10/08/1949
17
Mario Todisco
10/08/1949-06/18/1996
17
Sigourney Weaver
10/08/1949
17
Beege Barkette
10/08/1950
16
Michael Dudikoff
10/08/1954
12
Eugene Clark
10/08/1955
11
Darrell Hammond
10/08/1955
11
James Coombes
10/08/1956
10
Stephanie Zimbalist
10/08/1956
10
James DePaiva
10/08/1957
9
Adrianne Sachs
10/08/1957
9
Ewan Stewart
10/08/1957
9
Brad Greenquist
10/08/1959
7
Kimberly Ross
10/08/1959-12/19/2006
7
Wilfried Hochholdinger
10/08/1962
4
Todd Bryant
10/08/1963
3
Diana Hart
10/08/1963
3
Peter Greene
10/08/1965
1
Igor Jijikine
10/08/1965
1
Ardal O'Hanlon
10/08/1965
1
Post Office Tower
10/08/1965
1
Burr Steers
10/08/1965
1
Heiko Pinkowski
10/08/1966
0

Released on Saturday, Oct 8 1966
The Slender Thread (1965)CinemaJapan

Aired on Saturday, Oct 8 1966
FlipperLost Dolphin
Jackie Gleason ShowThe Honeymooners: Poor People in Paris
Please Don't Eat the DaisiesAt Home with the Family
Juke Box JuryEpisode #1.370
This Man CraigSwimmer in a Shallow Cup
Laurel & HardyBabes in Sea Land
Armchair TheatreThe Three Barrelled Shotgun
TroubleshootersOut of Your Evil Dream
Dixon of Dock GreenFire, Sleet and Candlelight

Now Showing Saturday, Oct 8 1966
UK
Casino
Khartoum
Coliseum
The Bible

Aired on Saturday, Oct 8 1966
UK
BBC1
 5:50 pmDoctor WhoThe Tenth Planet: Episode 1
BBC2
 9:05 pmRansom for a Pretty GirlPart 5
ITV
11:45 pmCountdownEpisode

Aired on Saturday, Oct 8 1966
USA
CBS
 7:30 pmGunsmokeThe Mission
 9:00 pmMission: ImpossibleOld Man Out: Part 1
NBC
 8:30 pmGet SmartThe Only Way to Die

UK Chart
Thursday, Oct 6 1966
Distant DrumsJim Reeves1
Bend It!Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich2
I'm A BoyThe Who3
You Can't Hurry LoveThe Supremes4
Little ManSonny & Cher5
Winchester CathedralThe New Vaudeville Band6
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?The Rolling Stones7
Too Soon To KnowRoy Orbison8
All I See Is YouDusty Springfield9
GuantanameraThe Sandpipers10
Walk With MeThe Seekers11
SunnyBobby Hebb12
All Or NothingSmall Faces13
Another Tear FallsThe Walker Brothers14
SunnyGeorgie Fame15
I Don't CareLos Bravos16
I Can't Control MyselfThe Troggs17
Eleanor RigbyThe Beatles18
Yellow SubmarineThe Beatles18
Working In The Coal MineLee Dorsey19
When I Come HomeThe Spencer Davis Group20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 8 1966
CherishAssociation, The1
Reach Out I'll Be ThereFour Tops2
96 Tears? and the Mysterians3
Black Is BlackLos Bravos4
Beauty Is Only Skin DeepTemptations, The5
Last Train To ClarksvilleThe Monkees6
Cherry, CherryNeil Diamond7
You Can't Hurry LoveSupremes, The8
Psychotic ReactionCount Five9
I've Got You Under My SkinThe Four Seasons10
What Becomes Of The BrokenheartedJimmy Ruffin11
Sunshine SupermanDonovan12
Born A WomanSandy Posey13
Walk Away ReneeLeft Banke, The14
Bus StopHollies, The15
Yellow SubmarineThe Beatles16
Mr. Dieingly SadCritters, The17
Wipe OutSurfaris, The18
See See RiderEric Burdon and the Animals19
Poor Side Of TownJohnny Rivers20