December 30th, 1966

December 30th, 1966, fell on a Friday. Day 364 of 1966. Decade: 1960s.

53 years, 5 months and 5 days have passed since December 30th, 1966.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 30th, 1966:

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

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 December 30th, 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, 5 months and 5 days have passed since December 30th, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 30th, 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 December 30th, 1966:

  • December 15th, 1966: Walt Disney passes away from lung cancer.
  • December 18th, 1966: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is shown for the first time on CBS.
  • January 15th, 1967: The Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl I after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs
  • January 18th, 1967: Albert DeSalvo: The man suspected of being the Boston Strangler is sentenced to life in prison.
  • January 21st, 1967: Actress Ann Sheridan dies from cancer.
  • January 27th, 1967: Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward Higgins White and Roger Chaffee die when a fire breaks out in their shuttle during a launch pad test.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 30th, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 30th, 1966 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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 30th of December:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on December 30th, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 30th, 1966 was probably conceived around the 22nd of March, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 30th, 1966 is the 9th of October, 1967. (Rough Estimate).

30th of December

Events that have occurred on the 30th of December:

  • December 30th, 1977: American serial killer Ted Bundy escapes from his cell in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
  • December 30th, 1994: Maureen Starkey Tigrett, who was the first wife of The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, passes away from leukaemia.
  • December 30th, 1999: Beatles legend George Harrison is attacked at his home in Henley-on-Thames, England.
  • December 30th, 2006: Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is executed.
  • December 30th, 2006: 400 people are killed when the MV Senopati Nusantara sinks in a storm in the Java Sea.
  • December 30th, 1996: Actor Jack Nance passes away from a subdural hematoma.
  • December 30th, 2011: It is announced that Katy Perry and Russell Brand are divorcing.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 30th, 1966.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 30th, 1966.

  • 19,516 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,686,178,800 seconds have passed since the December 30th, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,967,208,600 times.
  • Since December 30th, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 870,068,260,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 281,029,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,011,377 steps. That's about 64,450 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,234,146 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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