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January 22, 1965

January 22, 1965, was a Friday. It was 59 years, 4 months, and 23 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

Birthdays

Born on January 22, 1965

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on January 22, 1965:

  • United States: "Come See About Me" by The Supremes
  • United Kingdom: "Yeh, Yeh" by Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

The Billboard Hot 100 on January 22, 1965

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Come See About Me - The Supremes
  • I Feel Fine - The Beatles
  • Love Potion Number Nine - The Searchers
  • Downtown - Petula Clark
  • You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - The Righteous Brothers
Play the top songs from 1965
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1965. Take a trip back to the days of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, Tom Jones and The Supremes.
Goldfinger

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Goldfinger".

Facts

This date was 21,694 days ago. Approximately 723 months have passed. It was the 22nd day of 1965, in week 03. The decade was the swinging sixties. People born on this day are currently 59 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 241 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to January 22, 1965

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Friday, January 22, 1965. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Aquarius. People have "that Friday feeling" and are excited for the weekend.

In America, the song "Come See About Me" by The Supremes is at the top of the singles charts, while "Yeh, Yeh" by Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie Goldfinger is at the top of the box office. Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In fashion, women are wearing miniskirts and "space age" attire with synthetic materials. The "Dolly Girl" look has also become popular. Meanwhile, men are beginning to transition into "surf rock" fashion, which has been made popular by bands such as The Beach Boys. "Greasers", who are influenced by rock 'n' roll fashion, have also become a popular subculture. Because it's 1965, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as The Rolling Stones, The Byrds, The Beatles, Sonny & Cher and The Supremes. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Winston Churchill, Nat King Cole, Malcolm X, and Walt Disney would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "Perry Mason", "Bonanza", and "Hullabaloo". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "The Gumby Show", "The Mighty Hercules", and "The Patty Duke Show". Popular toys at the moment include Metal House robots, Rock-a-Stack, Big Loo, and Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 22, 1965.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1965?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1965?

    The best NBA players in 1965 were Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    In 1965, the best soccer players were Pelé, Eusébio, Giacinto Facchetti, Luis Suárez, Paul Van Himst, Bobby Charlton, Flórián Albert, Gianni Rivera, Georgi Asparuhov, Alessandro Mazzola, Denis Law and Valery Voronin.
  • The Sound of Music.

    The Sound of Music

    "The Sound of Music" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1965.
  • Tony Bennett - "The Shadow of Your Smile"

    Tony Bennett - "The Shadow of Your Smile"

    The song "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Tony Bennett won a Grammy for 1965's Song of the Year.
  • 1965 in music.

    1965 in music

    The Billboard Charts in 1965 were dominated by The Supremes, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sonny & Cher and Herman's Hermits.
  • 1965 in movies.

    1965 in movies

    Movies released in 1965 included The Sound of Music, Doctor Zhivago, Thunderball, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, That Darn Cat!, The Great Race, Cat Ballou, What's New Pussycat?, Shenandoah, Von Ryan's Express, Darling and Battle of the Bulge.
  • William Westmoreland.

    William Westmoreland

    US General William Westmoreland was named Time Person of the Year in 1965. At the time, Westmoreland was in command of US forces in South Vietnam.
  • The USA officially enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA officially enters the Vietnam War

    The United States officially entered the Vietnam War following the Gulf of Tonkin incident in August 1964. In March 1965, the US started a sustained aerial bombardment campaign against North Vietnamese forces. By the end of 1965, an estimated 184,300 US troops had entered the country.
  • 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.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to January 22, 1965.

  • December 26, 1964: Moors murders: 10-year-old Lesley Ann Downey is murdered by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.
  • December 27, 1964: NFL: The Cleveland Browns defeat the Baltimore Colts by 27-0 to win the 1964 NFL Championship Game.
  • January 4, 1965: Poet T. S. Eliot dies from emphysema at the age of 76.
  • January 20, 1965: Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th president of the United States.
  • This date: January 22, 1965
  • January 24, 1965: Sir Winston Churchill passes away.
  • January 30, 1965: The funeral of Sir Winston Churchill takes place in London.
  • February 8, 1965:
    • 84 people die when Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 crashes after taking off from JFK Airport.
    • The Supremes release their song "Stop! In the Name of Love".
  • February 15, 1965:
    • A new red and white maple leaf design becomes the new flag of Canada.
    • Singer Nat King Cole dies from lung cancer at the age of 45.
  • February 18, 1965: The funeral of singer Nat King Cole is held in Los Angeles.
  • February 21, 1965: Muslim leader Malcolm X is assassinated in Manhattan.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 22, 1965, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 22, 1965 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1965

People in January 1965 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from January 1965.

Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Shindig!
Shindig!
My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
Perry Mason
Perry Mason

Cars in 1965

1965 saw the introduction of cars such as the Cadillac Calais, the Ford Bronco, the Renault 16, the Chevrolet Caprice, the Nissan President, and the Peugeot 204.

Cars in 1965.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on January 22, 1965

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1965:

Underdog
Underdog
Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper
Jonny Quest
Jonny Quest

Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules
Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Mister Ed
Mister Ed
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1965

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

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
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Big Loo
Big Loo
Mouse Trap
Mouse Trap
Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)
Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone
Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack
Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)

Were you born on January 22, 1965?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1965.

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 January 22, 1971, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 22.

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh

Explorer Deceased
Born on January 22, 1552
He was not alive on this date.

Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke

Singer Deceased
Born on January 22, 1931
He was not alive on this date.

John Hurt

John Hurt

Actor Deceased
Born on January 22, 1940
He turned 25 on this day in 1965.

John Wesley Shipp

John Wesley Shipp

Actor
Born on January 22, 1955
He turned 10 on this day in 1965.

Guy Fieri

Guy Fieri

Television personality
Born on January 22, 1968
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Christopher Masterson

Christopher Masterson

Actor
Born on January 22, 1980
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on January 22, 1965.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 22, 1965 was most likely conceived around May 1, 1964.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 22, 1965 is close to October 15, 1965.

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Stats for January 22, 1965

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about January 22, 1965:

  • 21,694 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,099 weeks have passed.
  • 1,874,358,000 seconds have passed since January 22, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,186,751,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 967,168,728,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 312,393,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 161,194,788 steps. That's roughly 71,642 miles.
  • 22,492,296 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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