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October 11, 1965

October 11, 1965, was a Monday. It was 58 years, 8 months, and 9 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Birthdays

Born on October 11, 1965

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on October 11, 1965:

  • United States: "Yesterday" by The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: "Tears" by Ken Dodd

The Billboard Hot 100 on October 11, 1965

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Yesterday - The Beatles
  • Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys
  • Treat Her Right - Roy Head And The Traits
  • Eve Of Destruction - Barry McGuire
  • The "In" Crowd - Ramsey Lewis Trio
Play the top singles from 1965
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1965. Take a trip back to the days of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, Tom Jones and The Supremes.
The Sound of Music

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Sound of Music" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 21,437 days ago. Approximately 715 months have passed. It was the 284th day of 1965, in week 41. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on October 11, 1965, are now 58 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. We have gone through approximately 238 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to October 11, 1965

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is October 11, 1965, and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

The summer is long gone. Temperatures have become much cooler, and the evenings are beginning to get darker. There is a fresh, earthy scent in the air, and fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways, and sidewalks. In America, the song "Yesterday" by The Beatles is at the top of the singles charts, while "Tears" by Ken Dodd is the number-one song in the UK.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie The Sound of Music is at the top of the box office. Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Danger Man", "Steptoe and Son", "The Farmer's Daughter", and "My Favorite Martian".

In fashion, women are wearing miniskirts and "space age" attire with synthetic materials. The "Dolly Girl" look has also become popular. Meanwhile, men are beginning to transition into "surf rock" fashion, which has been made popular by bands such as The Beach Boys. "Greasers", who are influenced by rock 'n' roll fashion, have also become a popular subculture. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Walt Disney would be still alive.

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "The Gumby Show", "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long", and "Milton the Monster". Children are playing with toys such as Big Loo, G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man, Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, and Operation.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 11, 1965.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1965?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1965?

    The best NBA players in 1965 were Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    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.

    The Sound of Music

    "The Sound of Music" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1965.
  • Tony Bennett - "The Shadow of Your Smile"

    Tony Bennett - "The Shadow of Your Smile"

    The song "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Tony Bennett won a Grammy for 1965's Song of the Year.
  • 1965 in music.

    1965 in music

    The Billboard Charts in 1965 were dominated by The Supremes, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sonny & Cher and Herman's Hermits.
  • 1965 in movies.

    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.
  • William Westmoreland.

    William Westmoreland

    US General William Westmoreland was named Time Person of the Year in 1965. At the time, Westmoreland was in command of US forces in South Vietnam.
  • The USA officially enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA officially enters the Vietnam War

    The United States 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.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 11, 1965.

  • September 13, 1965: The Beatles release their single "Yesterday".
  • September 17, 1965: The first episode of "Hogan's Heroes" is aired on television.
  • October 4, 1965: Johnny Cash is arrested in El Paso, Texas after police discover prescription drugs inside his guitar.
  • October 6, 1965: Moors murders: 17-year-old Edward Evans is murdered by Ian Brady.
  • October 7, 1965: Moors murderer Ian Brady is arrested at his home in Manchester.
  • October 9, 1965: Golf: The United States wins the 1965 Ryder Cup at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.
  • This date: October 11, 1965
  • October 14, 1965: Baseball: The Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Minnesota Twins by 4-3 to win the 1965 World Series.
  • October 30, 1965: English model Jean Shrimpton causes controversy after she wears a white minidress to Derby Day at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.
  • November 2, 1965: Baltimore Quaker Norman Morrison sets himself on fire outside of the Pentagon in protest against the use of napalm in the Vietnam War.
  • November 5, 1965: The Who release their song "My Generation".
  • November 8, 1965: The first episode of the daytime soap drama "Days of Our Lives" is aired on television.
  • November 9, 1965: Northeast blackout of 1965: Over 30 million people are left without electricity in parts of the United States and Canada.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 11, 1965, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 11, 1965 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV series on October 11, 1965

TV audiences were watching the following shows on October 11, 1965:

TV shows from October 1965.

I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Where the Action Is
Where the Action Is
Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Shindig!
Shindig!
My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza

Cars in 1965

1965 saw the introduction of cars such as the Cadillac Calais, the Ford Bronco, the Renault 16, the Chevrolet Caprice, the Nissan President, and the Peugeot 204.

Cars in 1965.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 1965

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Milton the Monster
Milton the Monster
Atom Ant
Atom Ant
Thunderbirds
Thunderbirds

Underdog
Underdog
Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper
Jonny Quest
Jonny Quest
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules
Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Toys

Toys in 1965

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Operation
Operation
Scalextric
Scalextric
Barrel of Monkeys
Barrel of Monkeys
Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Army men
Army men
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Big Loo
Big Loo
Mouse Trap
Mouse Trap
Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)

Were you born on October 11, 1965?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1965.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 11, 1971, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 11.

Fred Trump

Fred Trump

Real-estate developer Deceased
Born on October 11, 1905
He turned 60 on this day in 1965.

Bobby Charlton

Bobby Charlton

Soccer player Deceased
Born on October 11, 1937
He turned 28 on this day in 1965.

Luke Perry

Luke Perry

Actor Deceased
Born on October 11, 1966
He was born exactly one year after this date.

Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel

Actress
Born on October 11, 1976
She was born exactly 11 years after this date.

Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Trachtenberg

Actress
Born on October 11, 1985
She was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Cardi B

Cardi B

Rapper
Born on October 11, 1992
She was born exactly 27 years after this date.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on October 11:

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on October 11, 1965.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 11, 1965 was most likely conceived around January 18, 1965.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 11, 1965 is close to July 4, 1966.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 11, 1965:

  • 21,437 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,062 weeks have passed.
  • 1,852,156,800 seconds have passed since October 11, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,160,849,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 955,712,908,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 308,692,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 159,285,485 steps. That's roughly 70,794 miles.
  • 22,225,882 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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