5th of March, 1966

The 5th of March, 1966, fell on a Saturday. Day 64 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.

54 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 5th of March, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of March, 1966:

  • 124 people are killed when BOAC Flight 911 crashes over Mount Fuji in Japan.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of March, 1966:

  • United States: These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
  • United Kingdom: These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra

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 5th of March, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 54 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 5th of March, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of March, 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 5th of March, 1966:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of March, 1966, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of March, 1966 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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 5th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 5th of March, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of March, 1966 was probably conceived around the 26th of May, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of March, 1966 is the 13th of December, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

5th of March

Events that have occurred on the 5th of March:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of March, 1966.

  • 19,757 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,707,001,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of March, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,991,501,400 times.
  • Since the 5th of March, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 880,812,619,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 284,500,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,802,103 steps. That's about 65,245 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,484,014 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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