4th of January, 1966

The 4th of January, 1966, fell on a Tuesday. Day 4 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 4th of January, 1966:

  • 18 people are killed by a gas leak fire at the Feyzin oil refinery near Lyon, France.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of January, 1966:

  • United States: Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
  • United Kingdom: We Can Work It Out / Day Tripper - Beatles

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 4th of January, 1966.

  • The Inheritor.

    "The Inheritor" was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1966. The term represents the "Baby boomer" demographic cohort, which was born after World War II.

  • 1966 in movies.

    Movies released in 1966 included The Bible: In the Beginning, Hawaii, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Sand Pebbles, A Man for All Seasons, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", Batman, "Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.", "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming", Grand Prix, Dracula: Prince of Darkness and Blowup.

  • 1966 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1966 were dominated by SSgt Barry Sadler, The Beatles, The Supremes, The New Vaudeville Band, Simon & Garfunkel and The Monkees.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 53 years, 10 months and 13 days have passed since the 4th of January, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of January, 1966, will be 53 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 4th of January, 1966:

  • 2nd of January, 1966: The 1966 New York City transit strike begins.
  • 10th of January, 1966: The home of African American Civil Rights leader Vernon Dahmer is firebombed in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Dahmer passes away from his injuries the following day.
  • 13th of January, 1966: Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African American Cabinet member in the United States.
  • 15th of January, 1966: The civilian government in Nigeria is disposed during a military coup.
  • 24th of January, 1966: 117 people are killed when Air India Flight 101 crashes into Mont Blanc in the Alps.
  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • 3rd of February, 1966: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 4th of January, 1966, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of January, 1966 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 4th of January, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of January, 1966 was probably conceived around the 27th of March, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of January, 1966 is the 14th of October, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

4th of January

Events that have occurred on the 4th of January:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of January, 1966.

  • 19,675 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,699,920,000 seconds have passed since the 4th of January, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,983,240,000 times.
  • Since the 4th of January, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 877,158,720,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,320,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,193,120 steps. That's about 64,975 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,399,040 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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