Category: 1966

Buzz Aldrin goes underwater to train for his s…

Buzz Aldrin goes underwater to train for his spacewalk outside the Gemini 12 capsule, October 29, 1966.

ON THIS DAY: Behind the scenes of Ishiro Honda…

ON THIS DAY: Behind the scenes of Ishiro Honda’s The War of the Gargantuas, which premiered in Japan on July 31, 1966.

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TODAY IN HISTORY: The kaiju creature feature T…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The kaiju creature feature The War of the Gargantuas, from Godzilla director Ishirô Honda, premiered in Japan on July 31, 1966.

ON THIS DAY: Antonio Margheriti’s War Between …

ON THIS DAY: Antonio Margheriti’s War Between the Planets premiered in Italy on July 29, 1966.

Sol Dember cover art for Galaxy Science Fictio…

Sol Dember cover art for Galaxy Science Fiction, October 1966.

Sol Dember cover art for Galaxy Science Fictio…

Sol Dember cover art for Galaxy Science Fiction, October 1966.

A Soviet smartwatch on the cover of Tekhnika M…

A Soviet smartwatch on the cover of Tekhnika Molodezhi, March 1966. Illustration by A. Sumilina.

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space, Nove…

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space, November 1966.

The Gemini 9 capsule over the Pacific Ocean, J…

The Gemini 9 capsule over the Pacific Ocean, June 5, 1966. Photo by spacewalker Gene Cernan.

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan becomes the thi…

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan becomes the third human to walk in space, June 5, 1966.