6th of August, 1966
The 6th of August, 1966, fell on a Saturday. Day 218 of
1966. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 6th of August, 1966:
42 people are killed when Braniff Flight 250 crashes in Falls City, Nebraska.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of August, 1966:
United States: Wild Thing - Troggs
United Kingdom: Out Of Time - Chris Farlowe
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 6th of August, 1966.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of August:
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
53 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since the 6th of August, 1966.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of
1966. Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 6th of August, 1966, will be 53 years of age.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 6th of August, 1966:
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.
29th of July, 1966: Bob Dylan is injured in a motorcycle accident in New York.
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.
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.
29th of August, 1966: The Beatles last live performance takes place at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of August, 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 6th of August, 1966 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 6th of August, 1966.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 6th of August, 1966 was probably conceived around the
27th of October, 1965. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of August, 1966 is the
16th of May, 1967. (Rough Estimate).
6th of August
Events that have occurred on the 6th of August:
6th of August, 1945: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
6th of August, 1965: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is signed into law. The act prohibits racial discrimination in voting
6th of August, 1978: Pope Paul VI passes away.
6th of August, 1983: German singer Klaus Nomi dies of complications related to AIDS.
6th of August, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela is arrested at his apartment.
6th of August, 2004: American musician Rick James passes away.
6th of August, 1993: The Fugitive (1993) is released in movie theaters.
6th of August, 1999: The movie The Sixth Sense (1999) is released.
6th of August, 1999: The Iron Giant (1999) is released in cinemas.
6th of August, 2008: Pineapple Express (2008) is released in movie theaters.
How old was I?
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Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of August, 1966.
19,399 days have passed since this date.
1,676,073,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of August, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,955,419,200 times.
Since the 6th of August, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 864,853,977,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 279,345,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 144,142,330 steps. That's about 64,063 miles!
Since this date, 20,112,883 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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