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April 26th, 1965.

April 26th, 1965, was a Monday. It was day 116 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since April 26th, 1965.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Born on April 26th, 1965.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 26th, 1965.

  • United States: Game Of Love - Wayne Fontana
  • United Kingdom: Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
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.
My Fair Lady

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "My Fair Lady" was at the top of the box office on April 26th, 1965.

Take me back to April 26th, 1965!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 26th, 1965 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 1965 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Game Of Love by Wayne Fontana is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ticket To Ride by The Beatles is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie My Fair Lady 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Walt Disney would be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Danger Man", "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Hazel". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "Captain Kangaroo", "The Gumby Show" and "The Bugs Bunny Show".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Etch A Sketch, Ken (doll), Tammy (doll) and Big Loo.

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 April 26th, 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 21 days have passed since April 26th, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 26th, 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 April 26th, 1965.

  • April 25th, 1965: A 16-year-old called Michael Clark kills 3 people with a sniper rifle in California.
  • This date: April 26th, 1965
  • May 5th, 1965: FA Cup Final 1965: Liverpool defeat Leeds United 2-1 after Extra Time.
  • May 25th, 1965: Boxing: Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston in their second fight.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 26th, 1965, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 26th, 1965 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

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.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

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.

Kid's TV shows on April 26th, 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 April 26th, 1971 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 26th.

William Shakespeare

Playwright / Poet. Deceased
Born on April 26th, 1564
He was not alive on this date.

Jet Li

Actor.
Born on April 26th, 1963
He turned 2 on this day in 1965.

Melania Trump

First Lady of the United States.
Born on April 26th, 1970
She was born exactly 5 years after this date.

T-Boz

Singer.
Born on April 26th, 1970
She was born exactly 5 years after this date.

Joey Jordison

American musician. Deceased
Born on April 26th, 1975
He was born exactly 10 years after this date.

Channing Tatum

Actor.
Born on April 26th, 1980
He was born exactly 15 years after this date.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 26th, 1965.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 26th, 1965.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 26th, 1965 was most likely conceived around the 17th of July, 1964.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 26th, 1965 is close to the 3rd of February, 1966.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 26th, 1965.

  • A total of 20,628 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,946 weeks have passed.
  • 1,782,259,200 seconds have passed since the April 26th, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,079,302,400 times.
  • Since April 26th, 1965, the earth has travelled approximately 919,645,747,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,043,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,274,291 steps. That's about 68,122 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,387,110 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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