May 24th, 1966, was a Tuesday. It was day 144 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.
55 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since May 24th, 1966.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.
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The movie "Doctor Zhivago" was at the top of the box office on May 24th, 1966.
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During this period, push-button telephones started to replace the older rotary style landlines.
In the mid-to-late 1960s, the miniskirt became a favored clothing item among women. The skirt countered the conservatism of the 1950s and early 1960s. As a result, many people at the time saw it as a rebellious fashion statement.
A miniature oven called the "Suzy Homemaker" was a sought-after toy around this time.
During 1966, the USA doubled its presence in Vietnam. By the end of the year, troop numbers had increased from 184,300 to 385,300.
The best NBA players in 1966 were Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
In 1966, the best soccer players were Pelé, Bobby Charlton, Eusébio, Franz Beckenbauer, Bobby Moore, Flórián Albert, Ferenc Bene, Lev Yashin, Alan Ball, János Farkas and José Torres.
"A Man for All Seasons" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1966.
"Michelle" by The Beatles won a Grammy for 1966's Song of the Year.
The Billboard Charts in 1966 were dominated by SSgt Barry Sadler, The Beatles, The Supremes, The New Vaudeville Band, Simon & Garfunkel and The Monkees.
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.
"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.
During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
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1966 saw the introduction of cars such as the Audi 80, the Ford P7, the Nissan Sunny, the 1966 Dodge Charger, the Volvo 140 Series and the BMW 02 Series.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on May 24th, 1966.
Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 24th, 1966.
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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