5th of May, 1965

The 5th of May, 1965, fell on a Wednesday. Day 125 of 1965. Decade: 1960s.

55 years, 0 months and 25 days have passed since the 5th of May, 1965.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of May, 1965:

  • FA Cup Final 1965: Liverpool defeat Leeds United 2-1 after Extra Time.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of May, 1965:

  • United States: Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
  • United Kingdom: Ticket To Ride - Beatles

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 the 5th of May, 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:

  • 55 years, 0 months and 25 days have passed since the 5th of May, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of May, 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 the 5th of May, 1965:

  • 25th of April, 1965: A 16-year-old called Michael Clark kills 3 people with a sniper rifle in California.
  • 27th of May, 1965: Football: Internazionale win the European Cup after they defeat Benfica 1-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of May, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of May, 1965 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 5th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of May:

  • Liberation Day (Denmark)
  • Children's Day (Japan)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 5th of May, 1965.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of May, 1965 was probably conceived around the 26th of July, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of May, 1965 is the 12th of February, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

5th of May

Events that have occurred on the 5th of May:

  • 5th of May, 1821: Napoleon Bonaparte dies.
  • 5th of May, 1972: 115 people die when Alitalia Flight 112 crashes near Palermo in Italy.
  • 5th of May, 1981: Provisional IRA member Bobby Sands dies while on hunger strike in prison.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The computer virus ILOVEYOU attacks computers worldwide.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The last episode of the TV show "Boy Meets World" is broadcasted.
  • 5th of May, 2000: Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton are married in Las Vegas after dating for two months.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The movie Gladiator (2000) is released.
  • 5th of May, 2002: The World Wrestling Federation, Inc. (WWF) changes its name to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)
  • 5th of May, 2002: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Chelsea 2-0.
  • 5th of May, 1962: FA Cup Final 1962: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Burnley 3-1.
  • 5th of May, 1973: FA Cup Final 1973: Sunderland defeat Leeds United after a goal from Ian Porterfield helps them secure a 1-0 victory.
  • 5th of May, 1988: English actor George Rose is murdered in the Dominican Republic.
  • 5th of May, 2005: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United on penalties.
  • 5th of May, 2006: Mission: Impossible III (2006) is released.
  • 5th of May, 2007: 114 people die when Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashes after taking off from Douala International Airport in Cameroon.
  • 5th of May, 2012: Chelsea win the FA Cup after defeating Liverpool 2-1.
  • 5th of May, 2014: Football: Crystal Palace dash Liverpool's title chances after scoring three goals in nine minutes.
  • 5th of May, 2018: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson suffers a brain haemorrhage.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of May, 1965.

  • 20,114 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,737,849,600 seconds have passed since the 5th of May, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,027,491,200 times.
  • Since the 5th of May, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 896,730,393,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 289,641,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 149,455,066 steps. That's about 66,424 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,854,195 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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