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February 15th, 1965.

February 15th, 1965, was a Monday. It was day 46 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 5 months and 16 days have passed since February 15th, 1965.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 15th, 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.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 15th, 1965.

  • United States: You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - The Righteous Brothers
  • United Kingdom: You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - The Righteous Brothers
Play the top hits 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 at the Box Office.

The movie "Goldfinger" was at the top of the box office on February 15th, 1965.

Take me back to February 15th, 1965!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 15th, 1965 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day of 1965 has just passed.

The song You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie Goldfinger is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Harold Wilson is the current Prime Minister.

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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Wagon Train", "Perry Mason", "Danger Man" and "Shindig!".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "My Three Sons", "Mister Ed", "The Mighty Hercules" and "Hoppity Hooper". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Etch A Sketch, Tammy (doll), Big Loo and Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 15th, 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 in 1965?

    Who were the best football players in 1965?

    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.

    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.

  • The USA officially enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA officially enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA 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.

    During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones.

    During the first half of the 1960s, rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did exist at this time, they were relatively uncommon.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 56 years, 5 months and 16 days have passed since February 15th, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 15th, 1965, will be 56 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1965 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 15th, 1965.

  • January 20th, 1965: Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as U.S. President.
  • January 24th, 1965: Sir Winston Churchill passes away.
  • January 30th, 1965: The funeral of Sir Winston Churchill takes place in London.
  • February 8th, 1965: 84 people die when Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 crashes after taking off from JFK Airport.
  • February 8th, 1965: The Supremes release their song "Stop! In the Name of Love".
  • This date: February 15th, 1965
  • February 18th, 1965: The funeral of singer Nat King Cole is held in Los Angeles.
  • February 21st, 1965: Muslim leader Malcolm X is assassinated in Manhattan.
  • March 2nd, 1965: The film "The Sound of Music" is released.
  • March 2nd, 1965: Operation Rolling Thunder: The United States begins a sustained aerial bombardment of North Vietnamese forces.
  • March 7th, 1965: State Troopers attack 525 civil rights demonstrators in Selma, Alabama.
  • March 15th, 1965: US President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers his "We Shall Overcome" speech.
  • March 16th, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 15th, 1965, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 15th, 1965 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Hullabaloo - Musical variety series.
  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • Shindig! - Musical variety series that was presented by Jimmy O'Neill.
  • My Favorite Martian - Sci-fi sitcom starring Ray Walston as Uncle Martin O'Hara.
  • The Farmer's Daughter - Sitcom starring Inger Stevens as Katy Holstrum.
  • Hazel - Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.
  • 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 Jack Benny Program - 25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on February 15th, 1965.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1965.

Toys and games that were 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)
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Big Loo
  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Troll doll

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out February 15th, 1971 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 15th.

Galileo Galilei

Scientist. Deceased
Born on February 15th, 1564
He was not alive on this date.

Matt Groening

Cartoonist.
Born on February 15th, 1954
He turned 11 on this day in 1965.

Chris Farley

Actor. Deceased
Born on February 15th, 1964
He turned 1 on this day in 1965.

Sodapoppin

Twitch streamer.
Born on February 15th, 1994
He was born exactly 29 years after this date.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on February 15th, 1965.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 15th, 1965.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 15th, 1965 was most likely conceived around the 8th of May, 1964.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 15th, 1965 is close to the 25th of November, 1965.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 15th, 1965.

  • A total of 20,621 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,945 weeks have passed.
  • 1,781,650,800 seconds have passed since the February 15th, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,078,592,600 times.
  • Since February 15th, 1965, the earth has travelled approximately 919,331,812,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 296,941,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,221,969 steps. That's about 68,099 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,379,810 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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