April 30th, 1966

April 30th, 1966, fell on a Saturday. Day 120 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.

54 years, 1 months and 7 days have passed since April 30th, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 30th, 1966:

  • The Church of Satan is formed by Anton Szandor LaVey.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 30th, 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 April 30th, 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 7 days have passed since April 30th, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 30th, 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 April 30th, 1966:

  • April 9th, 1966: Norwich City F.C. captain Barry Butler is killed in a car accident.
  • April 19th, 1966: Bobbi Gibb becomes the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.
  • April 21st, 1966: Ian Brady and Myra Hindley go on trial in England for the murders of 3 children that vanished between 1963 and 1965.
  • May 6th, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • May 7th, 1966: Irish bank workers go on strike.
  • May 11th, 1966: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the European Cup after they defeat Partizan Belgrade 2-1.
  • May 14th, 1966: FA Cup Final 1966: Everton defeat Sheffield Wednesday 3-2.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 30th, 1966, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 30th, 1966 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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" - "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 30th of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 30th of April:

  • Walpurgis Night (Sweden)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 30th, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 30th, 1966 was probably conceived around the 21st of July, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 30th, 1966 is the 7th of February, 1967. (Rough Estimate).

30th of April

Events that have occurred on the 30th of April:

  • April 30th, 1945: German dictator Adolf Hitler commits suicide.
  • April 30th, 1973: Watergate scandal: President Richard Nixon announces that White House Counsel John Dean has been fired and that Attorney General Richard Kleindienst has resigned.
  • April 30th, 1975: The Vietnam War ends.
  • April 30th, 1977: The Cambodian-Vietnamese War begins.
  • April 30th, 1980: Six Iranian-born terrorists take over the Iranian embassy in London.
  • April 30th, 1982: American music journalist Lester Bangs dies from an accidental overdose in New York City.
  • April 30th, 1999: A nail bomb explodes at a pub in Soho, London. A neo-Nazi called David Copeland is later apprehended for the crime
  • April 30th, 2015: Singer Ben E. King passes away
  • April 30th, 1952: Mr. Potato Head becomes the first toy to be advertised on television.
  • April 30th, 1992: The final episode of "The Cosby Show" is aired.
  • April 30th, 2004: Mean Girls (2004) is released in cinemas.
  • April 30th, 2005: Chelsea win their first Premier League title in 50 years after a 2-0 victory away against Bolton.
  • April 30th, 2008: Football: Chelsea progress to the Champions League final after defeating Liverpool 3-2 in extra time.
  • April 30th, 2008: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are married.
  • April 30th, 2010: Irish presenter Gerry Ryan dies.
  • April 30th, 2013: Windows Live Messenger (formerly known as MSN Messenger) is discontinued for English speakers.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 30th, 1966.

  • 19,762 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,707,436,800 seconds have passed since the April 30th, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,992,009,600 times.
  • Since April 30th, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 881,037,388,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 284,572,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,839,565 steps. That's about 65,262 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,489,242 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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