24th of March, 1966

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 24th of March, 1966, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 52 years, 6 months and 5 days have passed since the 24th of March, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1966.
  • Day 83 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of March, 1966 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of March, 1966, will be 52 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-24-1966 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1966-03-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19660324" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of March, 1966:

  • United States: The Ballad Of The Green Berets - Sgt. Barry Sadler
  • United Kingdom: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - Walker Brothers

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 24th of March, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of March, 1966 was probably conceived around the 14th of June, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of March, 1966 is the 1st of January, 1967. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 26th of February, 1966: Vietnam War: The Binh An massacre occurs.
  • 28th of February, 1966: US astronauts Charles Bassett and Elliot See are killed in a plane crash in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 4th of March, 1966: 64 people are killed when Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes at Tokyo International Airport in Japan.
  • 4th of March, 1966: John Lennon of The Beatles causes a stir when he states that they are "more popular than Jesus now".
  • 5th of March, 1966: 124 people are killed when BOAC Flight 911 crashes over Mount Fuji in Japan.
  • 8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 19th of March, 1966: Racial segregation in sports in the USA starts to become a thing of the past when The Texas Western Miners defeat an all-white Kentucky Wildcats team with five African-American starters.
  • 20th of March, 1966: The FIFA World Cup Trophy is stolen in London.
  • 9th of April, 1966: Norwich City F.C. captain Barry Butler is killed in a car accident.
  • 19th of April, 1966: Bobbi Gibb becomes the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.
  • 21st of April, 1966: Ian Brady and Myra Hindley go on trial in England for the murders of 3 children that vanished between 1963 and 1965.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 24th of March:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of March:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of March, 1966.

  • 19,179 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,657,065,600 seconds have passed since the 24th of March, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,933,243,200 times.
  • Since the 24th of March, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 855,045,849,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 276,177,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 142,507,642 steps. That's about 63,337 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,884,787 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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