24th of May, 1965

The 24th of May, 1965, fell on a Monday. Day 144 of 1965. Decade: 1960s.

55 years, 0 months and 6 days have passed since the 24th of May, 1965.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of May, 1965:

  • United States: Ticket To Ride - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Where Are You Now - Jackie Trent

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 24th 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 6 days have passed since the 24th of May, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th 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 24th of May, 1965:

  • 25th of April, 1965: A 16-year-old called Michael Clark kills 3 people with a sniper rifle in California.
  • 5th of May, 1965: FA Cup Final 1965: Liverpool defeat Leeds United 2-1 after Extra Time.
  • 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 24th of May, 1965, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of May, 1965 falls under the Deer.
  • 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 24th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 24th of May, 1965.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of May, 1965 was probably conceived around the 14th of August, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of May, 1965 is the 3rd of March, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

24th of May

Events that have occurred on the 24th of May:

  • 24th of May, 1798: The Irish Rebellion begins.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Steaua Bucuresti 4-0.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Football: Ajax win the UEFA Champions League after a late 85th minute goal from Patrick Kluivert helps them secure a 1-0 victory against A.C. Milan.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia 3-0.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Mission: Impossible II (2000) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 2006: Taylor Hicks wins the 5th season of American Idol.
  • 24th of May, 2007: 2007 Irish general election: Fianna Fail win 81 seats.
  • 24th of May, 2009: Football: Newcastle United are relegated from the Premier League.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The series finale of 24 is aired.
  • 24th of May, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • 24th of May, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • 24th of May, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • 24th of May, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 1965.

  • 20,095 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,736,208,000 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,025,576,000 times.
  • Since the 24th of May, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 895,883,328,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 289,368,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 149,313,888 steps. That's about 66,362 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,834,496 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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