November 9th, 1966

November 9th, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 313 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.

54 years, 2 months and 14 days have passed since November 9th, 1966.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 9th, 1966:

  • John Lennon meets Yoko Ono.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 9th, 1966:

  • United States: Last Train To Clarksville - Monkees
  • United Kingdom: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops

Take Me Back!

The date is November 9th, 1966 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Last Train To Clarksville by Monkees 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 Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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 "Looney Tunes", "Lassie", "Cool McCool" and "Space Ghost".

Popular toys include the likes of "Tammy (doll)", "Barrel of Monkeys", "Twister mat" and "Suzy Homemaker".


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 9th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 54 years, 2 months and 14 days have passed since November 9th, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 9th, 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 November 9th, 1966:

  • 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.
  • November 15th, 1966: A sighting of "the Mothman" occurs in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 9th, 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 9th, 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.

  • Batman - Live action television series starring Adam West.
  • 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 9th of November:


US President

Who was the US President on November 9th, 1966?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 9th, 1966?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 9th, 1966 was probably conceived around the 30th of January, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 9th, 1966 is the 19th 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 9th, 1966.

  • 19,799 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,710,633,600 seconds have passed since the November 9th, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,995,739,200 times.
  • Since November 9th, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 882,686,937,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 285,105,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 147,114,490 steps. That's about 65,384 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,527,603 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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