February 14th, 1966

February 14th, 1966, fell on a Monday. Day 45 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.

54 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since February 14th, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 14th, 1966:

  • The Australian dollar is introduced.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 14th, 1966:

  • United States: My Love - Petula Clark
  • United Kingdom: Michelle - Overlanders

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 February 14th, 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, 3 months and 19 days have passed since February 14th, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 14th, 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 February 14th, 1966:

  • January 15th, 1966: The civilian government in Nigeria is disposed during a military coup.
  • January 24th, 1966: 117 people are killed when Air India Flight 101 crashes into Mont Blanc in the Alps.
  • January 26th, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • January 31st, 1966: The Soviet Union launches the spacecraft "Luna 9".
  • February 3rd, 1966: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.
  • February 4th, 1966: 133 people are killed when All Nippon Airways Flight 60 crashes into Tokyo Bay.
  • February 6th, 1966: The final episode of Mister Ed is aired.
  • February 12th, 1966: Vietnam War: The Tay Vinh massacre occurs.
  • February 26th, 1966: Vietnam War: The Binh An massacre occurs.
  • February 28th, 1966: US astronauts Charles Bassett and Elliot See are killed in a plane crash in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • March 4th, 1966: 64 people are killed when Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes at Tokyo International Airport in Japan.
  • March 4th, 1966: John Lennon of The Beatles causes a stir when he states that they are "more popular than Jesus now".
  • March 5th, 1966: 124 people are killed when BOAC Flight 911 crashes over Mount Fuji in Japan.
  • March 8th, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • March 16th, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 14th, 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: February 14th, 1966 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

1966 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1966.

"JOT the Dot" - "Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Thunderbirds" - "Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long" - "The Patty Duke Show" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1966 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1966:

  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Twister mat
  • Major Matt Mason (action figure)
  • Captain Action (action figure)
  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of February:

  • Valentine's Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on February 14th, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 14th, 1966 was probably conceived around the 7th of May, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 14th, 1966 is the 24th of November, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

14th of February

Events that have occurred on the 14th of February:

  • February 14th, 1929: The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre occurs.
  • February 14th, 1981: 48 people are killed after a fire breaks out at the Stardust nightclub in Dublin, Ireland.
  • February 14th, 1990: The famous "Pale Blue Dot" photograph of Earth is sent back by Voyager 1.
  • February 14th, 2005: Popular video website Youtube is founded.
  • February 14th, 2013: South African model Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp is shot and killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius was later found guilty of Culpable Homicide
  • February 14th, 2018: Nikolas Cruz shoots and kills 18 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  • February 14th, 1979: The American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dub, is shot dead after being kidnapped by militants.
  • February 14th, 1991: The Silence of the Lambs (1991), starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster, is released in movie theaters.
  • February 14th, 1992: Wayne's World (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • February 14th, 1995: Rapper Tupac Shakur begins his prison sentence for sexual assault.
  • February 14th, 1999: The Big show makes his WWF debut.
  • February 14th, 2007: Hot Fuzz (2007) is released.
  • February 14th, 2014: Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay during a speech at the "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas.
  • February 14th, 2015: The 2015 Cricket World Cup begins in Australia and New Zealand.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 14th, 1966.

  • 19,836 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,713,826,800 seconds have passed since the February 14th, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,999,464,600 times.
  • Since February 14th, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 884,334,628,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 285,637,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 147,389,105 steps. That's about 65,506 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,565,922 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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