Tuesday February 08, 1966: on this day

About February 8th, 1966, in brief:

  • Historical events: The National Hockey League expands to twelve teams.
  • Day of the week: February 8th, 1966 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: James Dean, Gary Coleman
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: My Love by Petula Clark
  • #1 UK song: These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra
  • Popular movie: The Chase directed by Arthur Penn

More about February 8th, 1966? See below for more news and curiosities on February 8th, 1966.

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What day of the week was February 08, 1966?


February 08, 1966 was a Tuesday and it was the 39th day of the year 1966 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 08, 1966 can also be written as 2/8/1966 in the US and as 8/2/1966 in UK and Europe.

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February 08, 1966: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 08, 1966:

  • The national hockey league expands to twelve teams.

February 08, 1966: What were the magazines covers that day?

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February 08, 1966: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 8th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 08, 1966: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Horse chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 08, 1966 is Horse and the associated element is Fire.

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February 08, 1966: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 08, 1966 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 08, 1966 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 08, 1966 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 78% full, rising at 09:16 pm and setting at 09:31 am.

The previous full moon was on Feb 05, 1966 while the next full moon would come on Mar 07, 1966.

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Who was born on February 08, 1966?


Famous people born on February 08, 1966:

  • Sean Harris
    Sean Harris

    English actor.

  • Grigor Stoichkov

    Former Bulgarian professional footballer and manager, considered one of the greatest players in the history of the sport.

  • Kirk Muller

    Canadian ice hockey player and coach[213].

  • Darius Adamczyk

    CEO of Honeywell International Inc.

  • Christo Stoitchkov

    Bulgarian football legend known for his skill and passion on the field.

  • Gary Coleman in Zion

    Illinois, usa; actor.

  • Kirk Muller in Kingston

    Ontario, canada; nhl center (toronto maple leafs).

  • Ulrich Hesse-Lichtenberger

    German author.

  • Bruno Labbadia

    German manager and footballer.

  • Sarah Montague

    Radio host and english journalist.

  • Hristo Stoitchkov (Христо Стоичков)

Whose famous birthday is on February 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 8th:

  • James Dean
    James Dean

    American actor.

  • Gary Coleman
    Gary Coleman

    Gary coleman was an american actor best known for his role as arnold jackson in the tv sitcom diff'rent strokes.

  • Mathilda May
    Mathilda May

    French actress, daughter to victor haim (greekturkish playwright) and margareta hanson (swedish ballet teacher).

  • Lana Turner
    Lana Turner

    American actress, onscreen since 1937.

  • Nick Nolte
    Nick Nolte

    American actor.

  • Jack Lemmon
    Jack Lemmon

    American actor.

  • Mary Steenburgen
    Mary Steenburgen

    Mary steenburgen is an american actress known for her roles in movies suchjson as 'back to the future part iii' and 'step brothers'.

  • Seth Green
    Seth Green

    Seth green is a well-known american actor and comedian, best known for his roles in the austin powers films and as the creator of the tv...

  • John Williams
    John Williams

    English-american actor (b. 1903).

  • Paul Wight
    Paul Wight

    American professional wrestler.

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How old is someone born on February 08, 1966?


Someone born on February 08, 1966 is:

58 years 3 months old,

or 699 months and 11 days old,

or 3040 weeks and 5 days old,

or 21285 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 08, 1966?

There are 265 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday February 8th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 08, 1966?

You belong to the Generation X if you were born on February 08, 1966.

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February 08, 1966: What famous people died on that day?


What famous deaths happened on February 8th?

Famous deaths on February 8th:

  • Robert Conrad
    Robert Conrad

    American actor, seen more on tv than film with the series "hawaiian eye," the wild, wild west, and "the d.a.

  • Del Shannon
    Del Shannon

    American singer and songwriter.

  • George Dolenz
    George Dolenz

    American actor, father to micky dolenz (born in 1908).

  • Jmarion Henderson

    Nobel Prize-winning chemist for research on the dynamics of chemical reactions.

  • Peter the Great

    Peter the Great was the Tsar of Russia from 1682 to 1725, and is credited with modernizing and westernizing Russia.

  • Czar Peter I

    Also known as Peter the Great, he was the Czar of Russia from 1682 to 1725 and a patron of the arts, particularly architecture and music.

  • Joseth Priestley

    Joseth Priestley was a British chemist, philosopher, and clergyman who is best known for his discovery of oxygen and his contributions to...

  • Halvor Laxness

    Icelandic writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1955.

  • Zacharius Janssen

    Invented the first compound microscope.

  • Cem Karaca

    Renowned Turkish rock musician and composer.

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February 08, 1966: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 08, 1966:

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
  • Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.

Saints celebrated on February 08, 1966:

  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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February 08, 1966: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 08, 1966 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 7th and February 13th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 08, 1966: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 08, 1966 was My Love by Petula Clark, according to the music chart for the week February 7th and February 13th.

February 08, 1966: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 08, 1966 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 7th and February 13th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - My Love
  2. - Lightnin' Strikes
  3. - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
  4. - Barbara Ann
  5. - We Can Work It Out

February 08, 1966: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 08, 1966 was These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra, according to the music chart for the week February 7th and February 13th.

February 08, 1966: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 08, 1966 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 7th and February 13th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
  2. - Michelle
  3. - You Were On My Mind
  4. - Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown
  5. - Spanish Flea

February 08, 1966: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 08, 1966 was Uptight (Everything's Alright) by Stevie Wonder, according to the R&B music chart for the week February 7th and February 13th.

February 08, 1966: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 08, 1966 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 7th and February 13th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
  2. - Baby Scratch My Back
  3. - Going To A Go-Go
  4. - Don't Mess With Bill
  5. - Get Out Of My Life, Woman

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February 08, 1966: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 08, 1966 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Chase

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

The Silencers

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono

Die Söhne der großen Bärin

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Josef Mach

Starring: Gojko Mitic, Jirí Vrstála, Rolf Römer, Hans Hardt-Hardtloff

Arizona Colt

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Giuliano Gemma, Rosalba Neri, Fernando Sancho, Pietro Tordi, Valentino Macchi, Pietro Martellanza, Andrea Bosic, Gianni Solaro, Roberto Camardiel, Mirko Ellis, Renato Chiantoni, Tom Felleghy

Country: Italy

Requiescant

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Carlo Lizzani

Starring: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Lorenza Guerrieri, Lou Castel, Massimo Sarchielli, Jacques Stany, Vittorio Duse, Mark Damon, Barbara Frey, Nino Musco, Rossana Martini

Country: Italy

February 08, 1966: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 08, 1966 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Jackanory

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Brian Hawkins

February 08, 1966: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 08, 1966 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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Although we think we are relating to others, in reality we are all playing games.

The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton

The Billion Dollar Brain

By:

A Cold war adventure.

The Honey Badger by Robert Ruark

The Honey Badger

By:

Robert Chester Ruark, a mid-20th century "larger than life" character, was a journalist, author and world traveller. His last work is unimaginable.

The Lockwood Concern by John O'Hara

The Lockwood Concern

By:

THE LOCKWOOD CONCERN by O’hara, John

A Gift Of Joy by Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke

A Gift Of Joy

By:

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Who was the US President on February 08, 1966?

On February 08, 1966 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1966?

On February 08, 1966 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1966?

On February 08, 1966 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about February 8th?

February 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2018-19 north american winter: jay inslee, washington governor, declares a state of emergency as a winter storm could bring snowfalls of up to 20 cm (20 inches) to the state.
  • 2018 - American-led intervention in syria's civil war: syria and russia have stated that the united states' military presence is illegal. about 25% of syria's territory is now under the control of the united states and its allied forces.
  • 2017 - War in donbass - donetsk people's republic commander mikhail tolstykh (also known as his nom de guerre "givi") is killed in a bomb explosion in makiivka in donetsk oblast. officials in the dpr blame the security service of ukraine.

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What happened in 1966?

1966 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Former marine Charles Whitman kills 13 andwounds 31 at University of Texas
  • Radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting
  • S African government bans Beatle records

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What was the calendar for February 1966?

February 1966 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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