Fun Facts image 1966

Financial

  • Yearly income: $6,900
  • New car: $2,650
  • Gallon of gas: .32¢
  • 1st class postage: .05¢

Showbiz

  • Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" shown for first time
  • "The Monkees" debuts
  • Grace Slick performs live with Jefferson Airplane for the first time

Other Stuff

  • Taster's Choice freeze-dried instant coffee introduced
  • Everybody was all tied up over "Twister"
  • Pampers create the first disposable diaper