The 24th of May, 1966, fell on a Tuesday. Day 144 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Eric Cantona: French soccer player.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of May, 1966:
United States: Monday Monday - Mama's & Papa's
United Kingdom: Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann
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 24th of May, 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 24th of May:
24th of May, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
24th of May, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 1966.
19,558 days have passed since this date.
1,689,814,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,971,450,600 times.
Since the 24th of May, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 871,944,436,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 281,635,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,324,073 steps. That's about 64,588 miles!
Since this date, 20,277,778 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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