11th of May, 1966

The 11th of May, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. Day 131 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.

53 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since the 11th of May, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 11th of May, 1966:

  • Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the European Cup after they defeat Partizan Belgrade 2-1.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 11th of May, 1966:

  • United States: Monday Monday - Mama's & Papa's
  • United Kingdom: Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann

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 11th of May, 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:

  • 53 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since the 11th of May, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 11th of May, 1966, will be 53 years of age.
  • People born in 1966 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 11th of May, 1966:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 11th of May, 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: The 11th of May, 1966 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 11th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 11th of May, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 11th of May, 1966 was probably conceived around the 1st of August, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 11th of May, 1966 is the 18th of February, 1967. (Rough Estimate).

11th of May

Events that have occurred on the 11th of May:

  • 11th of May, 1981: Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter Bob Marley dies from cancer.
  • 11th of May, 1985: 56 spectators are killed during the Bradford City stadium fire.
  • 11th of May, 1995: The Sega Saturn is released in America.
  • 11th of May, 1996: FA Cup Final 1996: A late 85th minute goal from Eric Cantona helps Manchester United secure a 1-0 victory over Liverpool.
  • 11th of May, 2001: A Knight's Tale (2001) is released.
  • 11th of May, 2007: The film 28 Weeks Later (2007) is released.
  • 11th of May, 2008: Manchester United regain their Premier League title after defeating Wigan 2-0 in the final game of the season .
  • 11th of May, 2013: Wigan Athletic win the FA Cup after defeating Manchester City 1-0.
  • 11th of May, 2014: Manchester City win the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over West Ham.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 11th of May, 1966.

  • 19,691 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,701,302,400 seconds have passed since the 11th of May, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,984,852,800 times.
  • Since the 11th of May, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 877,872,038,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,550,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,312,006 steps. That's about 65,028 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,415,629 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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