The 21st of April, 1966, fell on a Thursday. Day 111 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.
53 years, 9 months and 7 days have passed since the 21st of April, 1966.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 21st of April, 1966:
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley go on trial in England for the murders of 3 children that vanished between 1963 and 1965.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of April, 1966:
United States: Soul And Inspiration - Righteous Brothers
United Kingdom: Somebody Help Me - 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 21st of April, 1966.
The Beatles - "Michelle"
"Michelle" by The Beatles would go on to win a Grammy for 1966's Song of the Year.
"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.
A Man for All Seasons
"A Man for All Seasons" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1966.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of April:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of April, 1966.
19,640 days have passed since this date.
1,696,899,600 seconds have passed since the 21st of April, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,979,716,200 times.
Since the 21st of April, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 875,600,193,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 282,816,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,933,366 steps. That's about 64,859 miles!
Since this date, 20,362,795 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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