24th of January, 1966

The 24th of January, 1966, fell on a Monday. Day 24 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.

54 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 24th of January, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of January, 1966:

  • 117 people are killed when Air India Flight 101 crashes into Mont Blanc in the Alps.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of January, 1966:

  • United States: Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
  • United Kingdom: Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group

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 January, 1966.

  • The Inheritor.

    "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.

  • The Beatles - "Michelle"

    "Michelle" by The Beatles would go on to win a Grammy for 1966's Song of the Year.

  • A Man for All Seasons

    "A Man for All Seasons" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1966.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 54 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 24th of January, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of January, 1966, will be 54 years of age.
  • People born in 1966 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of January, 1966:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of January, 1966, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of January, 1966 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 24th of January, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of January, 1966 was probably conceived around the 16th of April, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of January, 1966 is the 3rd of November, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

24th of January

Events that have occurred on the 24th of January:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of January, 1966.

  • 19,747 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,706,140,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of January, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,990,497,600 times.
  • Since the 24th of January, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 880,368,652,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 284,356,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,728,109 steps. That's about 65,212 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,473,690 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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