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April 26, 1965

April 26, 1965, was a Monday. It was 59 years and 22 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Birthdays

Born on April 26, 1965

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On April 26, 1965, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Game Of Love" by Wayne Fontana
  • United Kingdom: "Ticket To Ride" by The Beatles

The music charts on April 26, 1965

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Game Of Love - Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
  • Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
  • I'm Telling You Now - Freddie And The Dreamers
  • I Know A Place - Petula Clark
  • Stop! In The Name Of Love - The Supremes
Play the top songs 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

The top movie on this day was "My Fair Lady".

Facts

This date was 21,572 days ago. Approximately 719 months have passed. It was the 116th day of 1965, in week 17. The decade was the swinging sixties. People born on this day are currently 59 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 240 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to April 26, 1965

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

It is Monday, April 26, 1965. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Taurus. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

The summer of 1965 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song "Game Of Love" by Wayne Fontana is at the top of the singles charts, while "Ticket To Ride" by The Beatles is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie My Fair Lady is at the top of the box office.

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.

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 "Wagon Train", "Hazel", "My Favorite Martian", and "Gilligan's Island". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Lassie", "Mighty Mouse Playhouse", "The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole", and "My Three Sons".

Popular toys at the moment include Barbie, Etch A Sketch, Ken (doll), and Chatter Telephone.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 26, 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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

    US General William Westmoreland was named Time Person of the Year in 1965. At the time, Westmoreland was in command of US forces in South Vietnam.
  • The USA officially enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA officially enters the Vietnam War

    The United States 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

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to April 26, 1965.

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

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 26, 1965, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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 26, 1965 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1965

In April 1965, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from April 1965.

Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Shindig!
Shindig!
My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
Perry Mason
Perry Mason

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.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on April 26, 1965

If you were a kid on April 26, 1965, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Underdog
Underdog
Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper
Jonny Quest
Jonny Quest

Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules
Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Mister Ed
Mister Ed
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1965

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

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

Were you born on April 26, 1965?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 26, 1971, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

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

Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Esposito

Actor
Born on April 26, 1958
He turned 7 on this day in 1965.

Jet Li

Jet Li

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

Melania Trump

Melania Trump

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

T-Boz

T-Boz

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

Joey Jordison

Joey Jordison

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

Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum

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

Scotty T

Scotty T

Media personality
Born on April 26, 1988
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.

USA

US President

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

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 26, 1965 was most likely conceived around August 3, 1964.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 26, 1965 is close to January 17, 1966.

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Stats for April 26, 1965

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 26, 1965:

  • 21,572 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,081 weeks have passed.
  • 1,863,820,800 seconds have passed since April 26, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,174,457,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 961,731,532,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 310,636,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 160,288,589 steps. That's roughly 71,239 miles.
  • 22,365,850 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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