29th of July, 1966
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 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:
Basic facts and information about this date:
53 years, 1 months and 18 days have passed since the 29th of July, 1966.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of
1966. Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 29th of July, 1966, will be 53 years of age.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 29th of July, 1966:
30th of June, 1966: France leaves NATO.
11th of July, 1966: The 1966 FIFA World Cup begins in England.
14th of July, 1966: Richard Speck murders 8 student nurses in Chicago.
18th of July, 1966: The Hough Riots: A race riot breaks out in Cleveland, Ohio.
30th of July, 1966: England wins the 1966 FIFA World Cup after beating West Germany 4-2.
1st of August, 1966: University of Texas massacre: Charles Whitman kills 16 people.
6th of August, 1966: 42 people are killed when Braniff Flight 250 crashes in Falls City, Nebraska.
7th of August, 1966: Race riots occur in Lansing, Michigan.
11th of August, 1966: John Lennon apologizes for his "more popular than Jesus" remark.
12th of August, 1966: Massacre of Braybrook Street: Harry Roberts, John Duddy and Jack Witney kill 3 policemen in London, England.
13th of August, 1966: 2,394 are killed by an earthquake in Varto town, Turkey.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of July, 1966, will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 29th of July, 1966 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 29th of July, 1966.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 29th of July, 1966 was probably conceived around the
19th of October, 1965. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of July, 1966 is the
8th of May, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
29th of July
Events that have occurred on the 29th of July:
29th of July, 1973: Formula One racing driver Roger Williamson dies in an accident.
29th of July, 1976: The Son of Sam, David Berkowitz, carries out his first murder.
29th of July, 1981: Prince Charles and Lady Diana are married in London, England.
29th of July, 2015: The Windows 10 operating system is released.
29th of July, 1983: National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) is released in cinemas.
29th of July, 1988: The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988) is released in movie theaters.
29th of July, 1994: The Mask (1994) is released in cinemas.
29th of July, 1998: The Parent Trap (1998) is released.
29th of July, 2008: Rap artist T.I. releases his single "Whatever You Like".
29th of July, 2016: The video game Batman: Return to Arkham is released on the PS4 and XBO.
How old was I?
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Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of July, 1966.
19,407 days have passed since this date.
1,676,764,800 seconds have passed since the 29th of July, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,956,225,600 times.
Since the 29th of July, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 865,210,636,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 279,460,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 144,201,773 steps. That's about 64,090 miles!
Since this date, 20,121,178 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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