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November 23rd, 1966.

November 23rd, 1966, was a Wednesday. It was day 327 of 1966. The decade was the Swinging Sixties.

55 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since November 23rd, 1966.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Song charts

Popular songs.

On November 23rd, 1966, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

  • United States: You Keep Me Hangin' On - The Supremes
  • United Kingdom: Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 23rd, 1966.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • You Keep Me Hangin' On - The Supremes
  • Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
  • Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band
  • Last Train To Clarksville - The Monkees
  • Poor Side Of Town - Johnny Rivers
Play the top singles from the year 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.
The Professionals

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "The Professionals".

Take me back to November 23rd, 1966!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is November 23rd, 1966, and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. In America, it is the day before Thanksgiven Day and people are looking forward to tomorrow's dinner.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song You Keep Me Hangin' On by The Supremes is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States, and the movie The Professionals 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", "Danger Man", "Gilligan's Island" and "Dark Shadows".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Heckle and Jeckle", "My Three Sons", "Top Cat" and "Space Ghost". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, Motorific (slot car toys), Barrel of Monkeys and Suzy Homemaker.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on November 23rd, 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 55 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since November 23rd, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on November 23rd, 1966 will be 55 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1966 belong to the Generation X generation.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around November 23rd, 1966.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 23rd, 1966, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 23rd, 1966 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on November 23rd, 1966.

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Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in November, 1966.

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.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on November 23rd, 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

Toys

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 you should check out November 23rd, 1972 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on November 23rd.

Franklin Pierce

US President. Deceased
Born on November 23rd, 1804
He was not alive on this date.

Kelly Brook

Model.
Born on November 23rd, 1979
She was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Snooki

Reality TV star.
Born on November 23rd, 1987
She was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Miley Cyrus

Singer.
Born on November 23rd, 1992
She was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Avani Gregg

TikTok user.
Born on November 23rd, 2002
She was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of November.

  • Labor Thanksgiving Day (Japan)
USA

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 23rd, 1966.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 23rd, 1966.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 23rd, 1966 was most likely conceived around March 2nd, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 23rd, 1966 is close to August 16th, 1967.

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Stats for November 23rd, 1966

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 23rd, 1966.

  • A total of 20,397 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,913 weeks have passed.
  • 1,762,297,200 seconds have passed since the November 23rd, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,056,013,400 times.
  • Since November 23rd, 1966, the Earth has travelled approximately 909,345,355,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 293,716,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 151,557,559 steps. That's about 67,359 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,147,566 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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