January 30th, 1965

January 30th, 1965, fell on a Saturday. It was day 30 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.

55 years, 7 months and 22 days have passed since January 30th, 1965.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 30th, 1965:

  • The funeral of Sir Winston Churchill takes place in London.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 30th, 1965:

  • United States: Downtown - Petula Clark
  • United Kingdom: Yeh Yeh - Georgie Fame

Take Me Back!

The date is January 30th, 1965 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Downtown by Petula Clark is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Wagon Train", "Perry Mason", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Mister Ed", "The Patty Duke Show" and "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long". Popular toys include the likes of "Rock-a-Stack", "Easy-Bake Oven", "Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)" and "Motorific (slot car toys)".


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 January 30th, 1965.

  • William Westmoreland.

    U.S. General William Westmoreland was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1965. General Westmoreland was in command of U.S. forces in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

  • 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.

  • 1965 in music.

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

  • Tony Bennett - "The Shadow of Your Smile"

    "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Tony Bennett would go on to win a Grammy for 1965's Song of the Year.

  • The Sound of Music

    "The Sound of Music" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1965.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 55 years, 7 months and 22 days have passed since January 30th, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 30th, 1965, will be 55 years of age.
  • People born in 1965 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 30th, 1965:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 30th, 1965, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 30th, 1965 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1965 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1965.

"Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "Jonny Quest" - "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long" - "The Patty Duke Show" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1965 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1965:

  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Big Loo
  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Troll doll

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on January 30th, 1965.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 30th, 1965 was probably conceived around the 22nd of April, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 30th, 1965 is the 9th of November, 1965. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 30th, 1965.

  • 20,324 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,755,990,000 seconds have passed since the January 30th, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,048,655,000 times.
  • Since January 30th, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 906,090,840,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 292,665,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 151,015,140 steps. That's about 67,118 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,071,880 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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