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November 2nd, 1966.

November 2nd, 1966, was a Wednesday. It was day 306 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.

55 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since November 2nd, 1966.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Born on November 2nd, 1966.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 2nd, 1966.

  • United States: 96 Tears - Question Mark & The Mysterians
  • United Kingdom: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 2nd, 1966.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • 96 Tears - ? (Question Mark) & The Mysterians
  • Last Train To Clarksville - The Monkees
  • Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops
  • Poor Side Of Town - Johnny Rivers
  • Walk Away Renee - The Left Banke
Play the top hits 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.
Hawaii

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hawaii" was at the top of the box office on November 2nd, 1966.

Take me back to November 2nd, 1966!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 2nd, 1966 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Halloween has just come and passed.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song 96 Tears by Question Mark & The Mysterians is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hawaii is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Harold Wilson is the current Prime Minister. 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-bottomed jeans, Jesus sandals, crushed velvet suits and bright tie-dye t-shirts are all popular items of clothing at the moment. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Walt Disney, Che Guevara and Otis Redding would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "I Dream of Jeannie" and "Dark Shadows".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Pugwash", "The Mighty Hercules", "Cool McCool" and "The New Adventures of Superman". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Troll doll, Ken (doll), Barrel of Monkeys and Operation.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 2nd, 1966.

  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone.

    During this period, push-button telephones started 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 in 1966?

    Who were the best football players in 1966?

    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 as the Time Person of the Year in 1966. The term represents 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.

    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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 55 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since November 2nd, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 2nd, 1966, will be 55 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1966 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 2nd, 1966.

  • October 6th, 1966: LSD is made illegal in the United States.
  • October 9th, 1966: Baseball: The Baltimore Orioles defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers by 4-0 to win the 1966 World Series.
  • October 10th, 1966: The Beach Boys release their song "Good Vibrations".
  • October 21st, 1966: The Aberfan disaster occurs in Wales when a colliery spoil tip collapses, killing 116 children and 28 adults.
  • October 22nd, 1966: Bobby Seale and Huey Newton form the Black Panthers Party in Oakland, California.
  • November 1st, 1966: NFL: The New Orleans Saints are established.
  • This date: November 2nd, 1966
  • November 8th, 1966: US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs an anti-trust exemption which allows the NFL and the AFL to merge together.
  • November 8th, 1966: Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan defeats Pat Brown to become the next Governor of California.
  • November 9th, 1966: John Lennon meets Yoko Ono.
  • November 12th, 1966: The Monkees release their song "I'm a Believer".
  • November 15th, 1966: A sighting of "the Mothman" occurs in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 2nd, 1966, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • 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: November 2nd, 1966 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from November, 1966.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.

Batman
Batman
Live action television series starring Adam West.

I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.

Where the Action Is
Where the Action Is
Music-based variety show.

Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.

The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.

Danger Man
Danger Man
British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.

Bonanza
Bonanza
American Western series.

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Western drama series.

What's My Line?
What's My Line?
Panel game show.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety 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.

Kids' TV shows on November 2nd, 1966.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1966.

The Monkees
The Monkees

The New Adventures of Superman
The New Adventures of Superman

The King Kong Show
The King Kong Show

Cool McCool
Cool McCool

Space Ghost
Space Ghost

Star Trek: The Original Series
Star Trek: The Original Series

JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot

Milton the Monster
Milton the Monster

Atom Ant
Atom Ant

Thunderbirds
Thunderbirds

Underdog
Underdog

Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper

Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long

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

Popular toys and games in 1966.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1966.

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

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 this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out November 2nd, 1972 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on November 2nd.

Marie Antoinette

Queen of France. Deceased
Born on November 2nd, 1755
She was not alive on this date.

James K. Polk

US President. Deceased
Born on November 2nd, 1795
He was not alive on this date.

Warren G. Harding

US President. Deceased
Born on November 2nd, 1865
He was not alive on this date.

Nelly

Rapper.
Born on November 2nd, 1974
He was born exactly 8 years after this date.

Prodigy

Rapper. Deceased
Born on November 2nd, 1974
He was born exactly 8 years after this date.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 2nd, 1966.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 2nd, 1966.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 2nd, 1966 was most likely conceived around February 9th, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 2nd, 1966 is close to July 26th, 1967.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 2nd, 1966.

  • A total of 20,119 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,874 weeks have passed.
  • 1,738,281,600 seconds have passed since the November 2nd, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,027,995,200 times.
  • Since November 2nd, 1966, the earth has travelled approximately 896,953,305,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 289,713,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 149,492,218 steps. That's about 66,441 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,859,379 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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