July 29th, 1966

July 29th, 1966, fell on a Friday. It was day 210 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.

54 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since July 29th, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 29th, 1966:

  • Bob Dylan is injured in a motorcycle accident in New York.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 29th, 1966:

  • United States: Hanky Panky - Tommy James & Shondells
  • United Kingdom: Get Away - Georgie Fame

Take Me Back!

The date is July 29th, 1966 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Hanky Panky by Tommy James & Shondells is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Get Away by Georgie Fame is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States.

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. The 1966 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in England. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Mighty Hercules", "Thunderbirds", "Atom Ant" and "JOT the Dot". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Mouse Trap", "Major Matt Mason (action figure)" and "Twister mat".


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 July 29th, 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.

  • 1966 FIFA World cup

    The 1966 FIFA World cup is taking place in England. The host nation go on to win the competition by defeating West Germany 4-2.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 54 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since July 29th, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 29th, 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 July 29th, 1966:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 29th, 1966, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 29th, 1966 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

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 29th of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on July 29th, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 29th, 1966 was probably conceived around the 19th of October, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 29th, 1966 is the 8th of May, 1967. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 29th, 1966.

  • 19,740 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,705,536,000 seconds have passed since the July 29th, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,989,792,000 times.
  • Since July 29th, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 880,056,576,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 284,256,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,676,096 steps. That's about 65,189 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,466,432 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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