April 4th, 1965

April 4th, 1965, fell on a Sunday. It was day 94 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since April 4th, 1965.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Robert Downey Jr: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 4th, 1965:

  • United States: Stop In The Name Of Love - Supremes
  • United Kingdom: The Last Time - Rolling Stones

Take Me Back!

The date is April 4th, 1965 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1965 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Stop In The Name Of Love by Supremes is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Last Time by Rolling Stones is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Perry Mason", "Danger Man" and "Gilligan's Island". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Gumby Show", "My Three Sons", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "Underdog". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Tammy (doll)", "Mouse Trap" 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 April 4th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 56 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since April 4th, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 4th, 1965, will be 56 years of age.
  • People born in 1965 belong to the Generation X generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 4th, 1965:

  • 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.
  • March 18th, 1965: Russian Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov becomes the first person to walk in space.
  • March 20th, 1965: The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins.
  • This date: April 4th, 1965
  • April 25th, 1965: A 16-year-old called Michael Clark kills 3 people with a sniper rifle in California.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 4th, 1965, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 4th, 1965 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • 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.

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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • 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, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 4th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on April 4th, 1965?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 4th, 1965?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 4th, 1965 was probably conceived around the 25th of June, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 4th, 1965 is the 12th of January, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 4th, 1965.

  • 20,470 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,768,608,000 seconds have passed since the April 4th, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,063,376,000 times.
  • Since April 4th, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 912,601,728,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 294,768,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,100,288 steps. That's about 67,600 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,223,296 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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