August 28th, 1965, was a Saturday. It was day 240 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.
55 years, 10 months and 27 days have passed since August 28th, 1965.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.
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The movie "The Sound of Music" was at the top of the box office on August 28th, 1965.
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The best NBA players in 1965 were Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1965.
The song "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Tony Bennett won a Grammy for 1965's Song of the Year.
The Billboard Charts in 1965 were dominated by The Supremes, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sonny & Cher and Herman's Hermits.
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.
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 USA 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.
During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
During the first half of the 1960s, rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did exist at this time, they were relatively uncommon.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on August 28th, 1965.
Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 28th, 1965.
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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