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November 2nd, 1966

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

53 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since November 2nd, 1966.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: David Schwimmer: Actor.


Music Singles

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 & Mysterians
  • United Kingdom: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops

Take Me Back!

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 & 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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza" and "Danger Man".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long", "Hoppity Hooper" and "JOT the Dot". Popular toys include the likes of "Ken (doll)", "Easy-Bake Oven", "Barrel of Monkeys" 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 November 2nd, 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, 11 months and 17 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 53 years of age.
  • People born in 1966 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 2nd, 1966:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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 (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).
  • 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.

Television Shows

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

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

"The Monkees" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "The King Kong Show" - "Space Ghost" - "Cool McCool" - "Star Trek: The Original Series" - "JOT the Dot" - "Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Thunderbirds" - "Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long" - "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 2nd of November:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 2nd, 1966 was probably conceived around the 23rd of January, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 2nd, 1966 is the 12th of August, 1967. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 19,711 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,703,026,800 seconds have passed since the November 2nd, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,986,864,600 times.
  • Since November 2nd, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 878,761,828,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,837,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,460,305 steps. That's about 65,093 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,436,322 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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