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December 27, 1966

December 27, 1966, was a Tuesday. It was 57 years, 3 months, and 17 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Birthdays

Born on December 27, 1966

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On December 27, 1966, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Winchester Cathedral" by New Vaudeville Band
  • United Kingdom: "Green Green Grass Of Home" by Tom Jones

The music charts on December 27, 1966

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band
  • Mellow Yellow - Donovan
  • I'm A Believer - The Monkees
  • That's Life - Frank Sinatra
  • Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels
Play the top singles 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

The top movie on this day was "Hawaii".

Facts

This date occurred 20,928 days ago. Approximately 698 months have passed. It was the 361st day of 1966, in week 52. The decade was the swinging sixties. The start of 1967 was just 4 days away. People who were born on December 27, 1966, are now 57 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 233 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to December 27, 1966

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

The date is December 27, 1966, and it's a Tuesday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Christmas Day of 1966 has just passed, and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season.

In America, the song "Winchester Cathedral" by New Vaudeville Band is at the top of the singles charts, while "Green Green Grass Of Home" by Tom Jones is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie Hawaii is at the top of the box office. Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Steptoe and Son", and "Dark Shadows". 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-bottom 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 Jayne Mansfield, Che Guevara, and Otis Redding would all still be alive. Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "The Gumby Show", "Thunderbirds", and "JOT the Dot". Children are playing with toys such as Barbie, Ken (doll), the Easy-Bake Oven, and Suzy Homemaker.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 27, 1966.

  • Christmas Day 1966 has just passed.

    Christmas Day 1966 has just passed

    Christmas Day of 1966 had just passed. Many people were relaxing, meeting up with friends, and spending time with their families.
  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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 Time Person of the Year in 1966. The term represented 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

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around December 27, 1966.

  • December 15, 1966: Walt Disney passes away from lung cancer.
  • December 18, 1966: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is shown for the first time on CBS.
  • This date: December 27, 1966
  • January 1, 1967: NFL: The Green Bay Packers defeat the Dallas Cowboys by 34-27 to win the 1966 NFL Championship Game.
  • January 3, 1967: Jack Ruby dies in prison from a blood clot at the age of 55.
  • January 4, 1967: British speed record breaker Donald Campbell dies during a record attempt in the Lake District, England.
  • January 5, 1967: Former Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as the 33rd governor of California.
  • January 15, 1967: The Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl I after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • January 18, 1967: Albert DeSalvo: The man suspected of being the Boston Strangler is sentenced to life in prison.
  • January 21, 1967: Actress Ann Sheridan dies from cancer.
  • January 23, 1967: The trial of Holocaust perpetrator Wilhelm Harster begins in Munich.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 27, 1966, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 27, 1966 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in December 1966

In December 1966, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from December 1966.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Batman
Batman
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Where the Action Is
Where the Action Is
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan 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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 1966

If you were a kid on December 27, 1966, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

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
Toys

Toys in 1966

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

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
Scalextric
Scalextric
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

Were you born on December 27, 1966?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out December 27, 1972, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 27.

Chyna

Chyna

Wrestler Deceased
Born on December 27, 1969
She was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Heather O'Rourke

Heather O'Rourke

American child actress Deceased
Born on December 27, 1975
She was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Hayley Williams

Hayley Williams

Singer
Born on December 27, 1988
She was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet

Actor
Born on December 27, 1995
He was born exactly 29 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on December 27, 1966.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 27, 1966 was most likely conceived around April 5, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 27, 1966 is close to September 19, 1967.

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Stats for December 27, 1966

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about December 27, 1966:

  • 20,928 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,989 weeks have passed.
  • 1,808,175,600 seconds have passed since December 27, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,109,538,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 933,018,609,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,362,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 155,503,102 steps. That's roughly 69,112 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,698,107 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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