(Saturday, June 11, 1966) — “Paint It Black” by The Rolling Stones at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (June 11/18, 1966). It was the group’s third of eight number one hits on the chart (1965-1978).
(Saturday, June 11, 1966) — “Rain” by The Beatles debuted at #72 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. “Rain,” the B-side of “Paperback Writer,” was the group’s 43rd appearance on the chart since Jan. 18, 1964.
(Wednesday, June 11, 1986, noon EDT) — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, a comedy film about a perpetual truant who joins his friends for a day of adventure and self-discovery, was released today in U.S. theaters, including Loews Paramount and Loews 34th Street Showplace in Manhattan.
Directed by John Hughes, the film starred Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara and Alan Ruck.