1966 in Norway
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Events in the year 1966 in Norway.
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- 7 August - The Storskog border control between Norway and the Soviet Union is opened. It remains the only legal border crossing from Norway to Russia till this day.
- The first Bislett Games were held at Bislett Stadium in Oslo.
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- Arne Bendiksen - "Intet er nytt under solen", performed by Åse Kleveland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1966
- Harald Sæverud - Symphony no 9
Main article: Norwegian films of the 1960s § 1966
- Karin Bang, poet and novelist, is awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize.
- Ebba Haslund, novelist, is awarded the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize for the novel Det trange hjerte.
- 9 February – Harald Eia, comedian
- 2 May – Øyvind Rimbereid, author and poet
- 11 July – Arnfinn Bårdsen, judge
- 14 July – Brynjar Lia, historian and research professor
- 27 October – Helene Falch Fladmark, politician
- 27 October – Hege Nerland, politician (d.2007)
- 28 September – Alvhild Hedstein, politician
- 19 December – Sylvia Brustad, politician and Minister
- 15 January – Birger Braadland, politician (b.1879)
- 24 March – Morten Ansgar Kveim, pathologist (b.1892)
- 26 March – Wilhelm Engel Bredal, politician (b.1907)
- 2 April – Sverre Hope, politician (b.1902)
- 6 April – Hans Engen, journalist, diplomat and politician (b.1912)
- 10 April – Jens Marcus Mottré, politician (b.1886)
- 11 May – Rolf Hofmo, politician and sports official (b. 1898).
- 26 May – Helga Eng, psychologist and educationalist (born 1875).
- 28 May – Harry Haraldsen, speed skater (b.1911)
- 6 June – Hans Ingvald Hansen Ratvik, politician (b.1883)
- 18 June – Einar Skjæraasen, author (b.1900)
- 5 July
- 14 July – Nils Andresson Lavik, politician (b.1884)
- 17 July – Nils Dahl, middle distance runner (b.1882)
- 16 August – Carl Klæth, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (b.1887)
- 20 August – Marie Ingeborg Skau, politician (b.1890)
- 26 August – Nils Asheim, politician (b.1895)
- 13 September – Alfred Engelsen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (b.1893)
- 13 October – Asbjørn Øverås, educator (b.1896)
- 15 October – Jon Andrå, politician (b.1888)
- 25 November – Hans Reidar Holtermann, commander of Hegra Fortress (b.1895)
- 13 December – Ingvald Johannes Jaklin, politician (b.1896)
- 20 December – Aslaug Låstad Lygre, poet (b.1910).
- 26 December – Christopher Dahl, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (b.1898)
- Allmusic: Harald Saeverud biography. Accessed 20 May 2015
- "Språk- og litteraturpriser" (in Norwegian). Riksmålsforbundet. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
- "Halvorsen, Ebba Haslund, Biografi" (in Norwegian). Stortinget. Retrieved 28 March 2009.
- Goksøyr, Matti. "Rolf Hofmo". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- Lønnå, Elisabeth. "Helga Eng". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
- Wærp, Henning H. "Aslaug Låstad Lygre". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
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