The 9th of April, 1966, fell on a Saturday. Day 99 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 9th of April, 1966:
Norwich City F.C. captain Barry Butler is killed in a car accident
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of April, 1966:
United States: The Ballad Of The Green Berets - Sgt. Barry Sadler
United Kingdom: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - Walker Brothers
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 9th of April, 1966.
"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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of April:
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.
9th of April, 2004: The Girl Next Door (2004), starring Elisha Cuthbert, is released in movie theaters.
9th of April, 2015: The 2015 Masters Tournament begins at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of April, 1966.
19,582 days have passed since this date.
1,691,888,400 seconds have passed since the 9th of April, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,973,869,800 times.
Since the 9th of April, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 873,014,414,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 281,981,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,502,402 steps. That's about 64,668 miles!
Since this date, 20,302,661 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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