Timelines for year 1966
Retired after the 1966 season, not wanting to risk permanent damage to his elbow.
He got his first career break in the motion picture The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966). His most memorable career project was performing in the movie Barbarella (1968), which starred actress Jane Fonda.
Following bit parts on Broadway, he transported himself to Europe and found work in Italian films. Director Norman Jewison "discovered" Law while in Europe and cast him in his feature The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966).
A January 25, 1965, brief in Daily Variety announced that she would play the lead, on loan from Filmways, in producer Sy Weintraub's Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966). The role eventually went to Nancy Kovack.
She was engaged to celebrity hairstylist Jay Sebring from 1966-1967. She broke off the engagement to marry Roman Polanski, but they remained good friends. Sebring was a house guest on the night that four of Charles Manson's minions broke into the house, and murdered Sharon, Jay, Abigail "Gibby" Folger, Voytek Frykowski, and Steven Parent. Susan Atkins used a towel to write 'Pig' on the front door in Sharon's blood before throwing it on Jay's head and fleeing the house with her accomplices.
Received "introducing" designation in the credits of two films. Internationally with Eye of the Devil (1966) and domestically in Don't Make Waves (1967), both produced by her mentor, Martin Ransohoff.
Opened her Greenwich Village boutique in 1966.
Outside of the "Star Trek" (1966) cast, he is the oldest "Star Trek" cast member.
Was cast in the starring role of Lazarus in a "Star Trek" (1966) episode called the "Alternative Factor." He walked off the set and didn't return. Another actor had to be found at the last minute to replace him.
Made his London stage debut in 1966 as the narrator of "A Smashing Day" produced by The Beatles manager, Brian Epstein. He wrote the music for the production as well as sang and played guitar for same. After one performance, John Lennon and Ringo Starr came backstage and told him that he should go into music and that if he didn't, "he would regret it for the rest of his life." He was subsequently offered a deal by the same publishers who handled The Beatles, but he chose to remain an actor. The next year, he was invited to join the Royal Shakespeare Company and his choice was made.
She is one of only 9 actors to have played "Special Guest Villains" in "Batman" (1966) who are still alive, the others being Malachi Throne, Julie Newmar, John Astin, Eli Wallach, Joan Collins, Glynis Johns, Barbara Rush and Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Both she and her then husband Cliff Robertson played "Special Guest Villains" in "Batman" (1966).
Drafted into the Army in 1966, served 3 years and came to Los Angeles, California USA in 1969 to try and break into movies.
In 1966 his wife, Claudette, died in a motor-cycle accident. Two years later two of his sons were killed in a housefire.
He was the first Navy diver to return to full active duty as an amputee. In 1966 he was assigned to recover a hydrogen bomb that fell into the sea off the coast of Spain after two US Air Force planes collided. His left leg was injured and later amputated. It was replaced with a prosthetic leg.
Graduated Barnard College, Class of 1966.
One of the few actors to have been part of two, successful sci-fi franchises. "Star Trek" (1966)-as Federation Dr. Linke, and "Star Wars: Episode V" (1980)-as voice of bounty hunter Bobba Fett.
Led NFL in Pass Attempts (436), Completions (254) and Passing Yards (3,209) in 1966.
He made a total of eleven guest appearances in "Mission: Impossible" (1966), more than any other guest star.
Along with Majel Barrett, Joseph Ruskin and Clint Howard, he is one of only four actors to appear in both "Star Trek" (1966) and "Enterprise" (2001). Of these, he is the only one who did not also appear in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993).