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November 15th, 1966.

November 15th, 1966, was a Tuesday. It was day 319 of 1966. The decade was the 1960s.

54 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since November 15th, 1966.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On this day.

What happened on November 15th, 1966?

  • A sighting of "the Mothman" occurs in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 15th, 1966.

  • United States: Poor Side Of Town - Johnny Rivers
  • United Kingdom: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops

Take me back to November 15th, 1966!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 15th, 1966 and it's a Tuesday. 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 Poor Side Of Town by Johnny Rivers 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. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Danger Man", "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Gilligan's Island".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Heckle and Jeckle", "JOT the Dot", "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "Cool McCool". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Etch A Sketch, Army men, Twister mat and Suzy Homemaker.

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 15th, 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, 5 months and 21 days have passed since November 15th, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 15th, 1966, will be 54 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1966 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 15th, 1966.

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 15th, 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 15th, 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.

  • 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.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on November 15th, 1966.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1966.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 15th of November.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 15th, 1966.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 15th, 1966.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 15th, 1966 was most likely conceived around the 5th of February, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 15th, 1966 is close to the 25th of August, 1967.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 15th, 1966.

  • A total of 19,897 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,842 weeks have passed.
  • 1,719,097,200 seconds have passed since the November 15th, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,005,613,400 times.
  • Since November 15th, 1966, the earth has travelled approximately 887,054,155,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 286,516,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 147,842,359 steps. That's about 65,708 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,629,166 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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