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June 25, 1966

June 25, 1966, was a Saturday. It was the 176th day of 1966. The decade was the swinging sixties.

57 years, 8 months, and 6 days have passed since June 25, 1966.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Birthdays

Born on June 25, 1966

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On June 25, 1966, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones
  • United Kingdom: "Strangers In The Night" by Frank Sinatra

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 25, 1966

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Paperback Writer - The Beatles
  • Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra
  • Paint It, Black - The Rolling Stones
  • Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind? - The Lovin' Spoonful
  • I Am A Rock - Simon & Garfunkel
Play the top singles from 1966
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1966. Take a trip back to the days of The Beatles, Nancy Sinatra, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Supremes.
The Sound of Music

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "The Sound of Music".

Facts

This date occurred 21,069 days ago. Approximately 702 months have passed. It was the 176th day of 1966, in week 25. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on June 25, 1966, are now 57 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 234 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to June 25, 1966

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

The date is June 25, 1966, and it's a Saturday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. The work week is over and Saturday has finally come, so people are spending time with their kids, going to bars, shopping, playing video games, and watching sports.

The summer of 1966 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones is at the top of the singles charts, while "Strangers In The Night" by Frank Sinatra is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie The Sound of Music is at the top of the box office.

Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "Bonanza", "The Andy Griffith Show", and "Steptoe and Son". Because it is 1966, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, SSgt Barry Sadler, The Association and The Supremes.

In fashion, a new "hippie subculture" has emerged, bringing with it laid-back Bohemian styles. Frayed bell-bottom jeans, Jesus sandals, crushed velvet suits, and bright tie-dye t-shirts are all popular items of clothing at the moment. A black-comedy film called "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" is currently being shown in movie theaters. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Walt Disney, Jayne Mansfield, Che Guevara, and Otis Redding would all still be alive.

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Lassie", "Heckle and Jeckle", and "Atom Ant". Children are playing with toys such as Mouse Trap, Army men, Major Matt Mason (action figure), and Suzy Homemaker.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 25, 1966.

  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning to replace the older rotary-style landlines.
  • The miniskirt has taken over.

    The miniskirt has taken over

    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.
  • The Suzy Homemaker.

    The Suzy Homemaker

    A miniature oven called the "Suzy Homemaker" was a sought-after toy around this time.
  • The Vietnam War is ongoing.

    The Vietnam War is ongoing

    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.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1966?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1966?

    The best NBA players in 1966 were Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    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.

    A Man for All Seasons

    "A Man for All Seasons" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1966.
  • The Beatles - "Michelle"

    The Beatles - "Michelle"

    "Michelle" by The Beatles won a Grammy for 1966's Song of the Year.
  • 1966 in music.

    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.
  • 1966 in movies.

    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.
  • The Inheritor.

    The Inheritor

    "The Inheritor" was named Time Person of the Year in 1966. The term represented the "baby boomer" demographic cohort, which was born after World War II.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around June 25, 1966.

  • June 8, 1966:
    • It is announced that the NFL and AFL will be merging together.
    • A tornado kills 16 people in Topeka, Kansas.
  • This date: June 25, 1966
  • June 27, 1966: Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention's debut album, Freak Out!, is released.
  • June 30, 1966: France leaves NATO in protest of "US hegemony" in Europe.
  • July 11, 1966: The 1966 FIFA World Cup begins in England.
  • July 12, 1966: The 1966 Chicago West Side riots begin after two police officers attempt to arrest a man that was wanted for armed robbery.
  • July 14, 1966:
    • NFL legend Jim Brown announces his retirement.
    • Richard Speck murders 8 student nurses in Chicago.
  • July 18, 1966: The Hough Riots: A race riot breaks out in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • July 19, 1966:
    • Singer Frank Sinatra and actress Mia Farrow are married.
    • Ohio Governor Jim Rhodes declares a state of emergency in response to race riots in the African-American community of Hough, Cleveland.
  • July 25, 1966: The Supremes release their single "You Can't Hurry Love".
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 25, 1966, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 25, 1966 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in June 1966

In June 1966, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from June 1966.

Batman
Batman
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Where the Action Is
Where the Action Is
Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Cars in 1966

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.

Cars in 1966.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in June 1966

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot
Milton the Monster
Milton the Monster
Atom Ant
Atom Ant

Underdog
Underdog
Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules
Top Cat
Top Cat
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Captain Pugwash
Captain Pugwash
Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle
The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
Lassie
Lassie
Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Toys

Toys in 1966

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Twister mat
Twister mat
Suzy Homemaker
Suzy Homemaker
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Operation
Operation
Scalextric
Scalextric
Barrel of Monkeys
Barrel of Monkeys
Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Army men
Army men
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Mouse Trap
Mouse Trap
Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)
Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)
Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Troll doll
Troll doll
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars
Barbie
Barbie

Were you born on June 25, 1966?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1966.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 25, 1972, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 25.

George Orwell

George Orwell

Author Deceased
Born on June 25, 1903
He was not alive on this date.

Mary Beth Peil

Mary Beth Peil

Actress
Born on June 25, 1940
She turned 26 on this day in 1966.

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

Celebrity chef Deceased
Born on June 25, 1956
He turned 10 on this day in 1966.

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

Comedian / Actor
Born on June 25, 1961
He turned 5 on this day in 1966.

George Michael

George Michael

Singer Deceased
Born on June 25, 1963
He turned 3 on this day in 1966.

Rain

Rain

South Korean singer
Born on June 25, 1982
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on June 25, 1966.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 25, 1966 was most likely conceived around October 2, 1965.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 25, 1966 is close to March 18, 1967.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about June 25, 1966:

  • 21,069 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,009 weeks have passed.
  • 1,820,365,200 seconds have passed since June 25, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,123,759,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 939,308,443,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 303,394,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 156,551,407 steps. That's roughly 69,578 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,844,382 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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