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66 ( sixty-six) is the natural number following 65 and preceding 67.
Usages of this number include:
Mathematics [ edit ]
Science [ edit ]
Physics [ edit ]
Astronomy [ edit ]
Green Bay Packers of the National Football League retired jersey number 66 for linebacker Ray Nitschke. The last Packer to wear number 66 before it was retired in 1983 to honor Nitschke was offensive tackle Larry Pfohl who is better known to pro wrestling fans as Lex Luger.
Jersey number 66 was retired by the
Pittsburgh Penguins ( National Hockey League) in honor of Mario Lemieux.
Computing [ edit ]
66 (more specifically 66.667) megahertz (MHz) is a common divisor for the
front side bus (FSB) speed, overall central processing unit (CPU) speed, and base bus speed. On a Core 2 CPU, and a Core 2 motherboard, the FSB is 1066 MHz (~16 x 66 MHz), the memory speed is usually 666.67 MHz (~10 x 66 MHz), and the processor speed ranges from 1.86 gigahertz (GHz) (~66 MHz x 28) to 2.93 GHz (~66 MHz x 44), in 266 MHz (~66 MHz x 4) increments.
Television [ edit ]
was a popular US television series on Route 66 CBS from 1960 to 1964.
Other fields [ edit ]
The designation of the historic
U.S. Route 66, dubbed the "Mother Road" by novelist John Steinbeck The designation of
US Interstate 66, a freeway that runs from Virginia to Washington, D.C. The designation of 36 US
state and 2 territorial highways (see list of highways numbered 66)
Phillips 66, a brand of gasoline and service station in the United States The
international direct dialing (IDD) code for Thailand The number of the French department
Pyrénées-Orientales Municipal Okrug #66, name of
Chyornaya rechka Municipal Okrug of Primorsky District of Saint Petersburg, Russia, until 2008 The name of a
German card game, translated from sechsundsechzig The name of a
card game derived from the German card game, Sixty-six (game) The total number of books in the Protestant edition of the
Bible ( Old Testament and New Testament) combined The total number of chapters in the
Bible book of Isaiah The number of verses in Chapter 3 of the book of
Lamentations in the Old Testament In
, Abjad numerals The Name Of Allah (الله) numeric value is 66 In
Telecommunications a 66 block is used to organize telephone lines 66 is the number of hot dogs eaten by World record holder
Joey Chestnut in 15 minutes at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Championships in 2007 Sergio Mendes and
Brazil '66 was a 1960s group 66
WNBC radio was a popular New York radio station, which became WFAN on 1 July 1987
Lil B has a song entitled OMG 66.
is an Le 66 opérette in one act of 1856 with music by Jacques Offenbach and a French libretto by Pittaud de Forges and Laurencin.
Video games [ edit ]
In the video game
, elusive villain Barry the Chopper is imprisoned in cell number 66, which later becomes his alias when battling the brothers at Laboratory Five. Fullmetal Alchemist