by Peter Rand
bromide print, 4 October 1966
15 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (402 mm x 268 mm) image size
Artistback to top
- Peter Rand (1940-), Photographer. Artist or producer of 17 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
Rand photographed Fielding at her London home for a 'Christmas Presents' feature in Nova magazine.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Spotlight on Peter Rand: 10 Photographs from the 60s (16 April 2012 - 16 September 2012)
Events of 1966back to top
Current affairsThe English football team wins against West Germany at the World Cup Final in Wembley.
144 people, including 116 children, die in the Aberfan disaster when a colliery waste tip slides down a mountain in Wales.
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley are sentence to life imprisonment for the brutal Moors Murders.
Art and scienceTom Stoppard's first play Rosencrantz and Gildenstern are Dead premiers. This absurdist play uses two minor characters from Hamlet to explore the existential themes of free will versus determinism and the futility of language.
Seamus Heany publishes his first volume of poems, Death of a Naturalist.
InternationalThe Cultural Revolution is launched in China in order to bring Chinese culture and society in line with communist ideals. It was also, however, an attempt by Mao Zedong to regain control of the country after the mistakes of the Great Leap Forward.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Arthur Michael Ramsey meets Pope Paul VI, the first official meeting between the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches for 400 years.