The 6th of August, 1965, fell on a Friday. Day 218 of 1965. Decade: 1960s.
54 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since the 6th of August, 1965.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 6th of August, 1965:
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is signed into law. The act prohibits racial discrimination in voting
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of August, 1965:
United States: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
United Kingdom: Mr. Tambourine Man - Byrds
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 6th of August, 1965.
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.
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 Sound of Music
"The Sound of Music" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1965.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of August, 1965.
19,895 days have passed since this date.
1,718,931,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of August, 1965.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,005,420,200 times.
Since the 6th of August, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 886,968,705,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 286,488,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 147,828,118 steps. That's about 65,701 miles!
Since this date, 20,627,179 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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