The 29th of July, 1966, fell on a Friday. Day 210 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 29th of July, 1966:
Bob Dylan is injured in a motorcycle accident in New York.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of July, 1966:
United States: Hanky Panky - Tommy James & Shondells
United Kingdom: Get Away - Georgie Fame
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 29th of July, 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.
1966 FIFA World cup
The 1966 FIFA World cup is taking place in England. The host nation go on to win the competition by defeating West Germany 4-2.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of July:
29th of July, 2016: The video game Batman: Return to Arkham is released on the PS4 and XBO.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of July, 1966.
19,473 days have passed since this date.
1,682,470,800 seconds have passed since the 29th of July, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,962,882,600 times.
Since the 29th of July, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 868,154,932,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 280,411,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 144,692,489 steps. That's about 64,308 miles!
Since this date, 20,189,650 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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