1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year of the 196th decade, the 20th century, the 2nd millennium and was starting on a Saturday.
- January 1 - Crazy Legs, member of the Rock Steady Crew group.
- January 18 - Dana Heitman, member of the Cherry Poppin' Daddies group.
- May 16 - Janet Jackson
- May 22 - Johnny Gill, member of the New Edition group.
- May 26 - Tommy Stewart, member of the Everclear group.
- May 31 - Johnny Diesel