The 8th of June, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. Day 159 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 8th of June, 1966:
A tornado kills 16 people in Topeka, Kansas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of June, 1966:
United States: When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
United Kingdom: Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra
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 8th of June, 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 8th of June:
8th of June, 2012: The 2012 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Poland and Ukraine.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of June, 1966.
19,524 days have passed since this date.
1,686,877,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of June, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,968,023,400 times.
Since the 8th of June, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 870,428,635,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 281,146,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,071,439 steps. That's about 64,476 miles!
Since this date, 20,242,526 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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