The world cup in 1966 was held in England. ---- In addition to that, England won the world cup. They beat West Germany 4-2 after extra-time in the final at Wembley. It is England's only World Cup win to date.
England did not win the World Cup in 1996. There was no World Cup in 1996. They won it in 1966. A total crowd of 96,924 people attended the final. Millions more would have watched on television in England and around the world.
England won the World Cup for the first time in 1966. They beat West Germany 4-2 in the final game. It was the eighth World Cup and England hosted. That made them the first host champions since the the Italians won the World Cup while hosting in 1934.