March 20th, 1965

March 20th, 1965, fell on a Saturday. Day 79 of 1965. Decade: 1960s.

55 years, 2 months and 17 days have passed since March 20th, 1965.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 20th, 1965:

  • The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 20th, 1965:

  • United States: Eight Days A Week - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones

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 March 20th, 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, 2 months and 17 days have passed since March 20th, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 20th, 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 March 20th, 1965:

  • February 21st, 1965: Muslim leader Malcolm X is assassinated in Manhattan.
  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 20th, 1965, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 20th, 1965 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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 20th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on March 20th, 1965.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 20th, 1965 was probably conceived around the 10th of June, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 20th, 1965 is the 28th of December, 1965. (Rough Estimate).

20th of March

Events that have occurred on the 20th of March:

  • March 20th, 1966: The FIFA World Cup Trophy is stolen in London.
  • March 20th, 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono are married.
  • March 20th, 1995: 12 people are killed in the Tokyo subway sarin attack.
  • March 20th, 1976: Patty Hearst is convicted of bank robbery and sentenced to 35 years in prison.
  • March 20th, 1992: The movie Basic Instinct (1992), starring Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas, is released.
  • March 20th, 1994: WrestleMania X: Bret Hart defeats Yokozuna at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  • March 20th, 2006: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is released.
  • March 20th, 2009: American radio personality George Weber is found stabbed to death at his apartment in Brooklyn.
  • March 20th, 2014: Filipina model Helena Belmonte commits suicide by jumping from a building in Pasig City in the Philippines.
  • March 20th, 2020: Singer Kenny Rogers passes away at the age of 81.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on March 20th, 1965.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to March 20th, 1965. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


NB: If a video is blank, click on the button above to view the next one...

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 20th, 1965.

  • 20,168 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,742,511,600 seconds have passed since the March 20th, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,032,930,200 times.
  • Since March 20th, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 899,135,985,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 290,418,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 149,855,998 steps. That's about 66,603 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,910,139 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Random Dates

A list of random dates that you might be interested in:


Previous Day
19th of March, 1965