August 6th, 1965, fell on a Friday. It was day 218 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.
55 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since August 6th, 1965.
Events that occurred on August 6th, 1965:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 6th, 1965:
The date is August 6th, 1965 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by Rolling Stones is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mr. Tambourine Man by Byrds is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States.
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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Perry Mason", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Mighty Hercules", "The Patty Duke Show", "Hoppity Hooper" and "Underdog".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Ken (doll)", "Chatter Telephone", "Tammy (doll)" and "Easy-Bake Oven".
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 August 6th, 1965.
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.
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.
The Billboard Charts in 1965 were dominated by The Supremes, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sonny & Cher and Herman's Hermits.
"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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1965.
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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"
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