October 22nd, 1965

October 22nd, 1965, fell on a Friday. It was day 295 of 1965. The decade was the 1960s.

54 years, 9 months and 21 days have passed since October 22nd, 1965.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 22nd, 1965:

  • United States: Yesterday - The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Tears - Ken Dodd

Take Me Back!

The date is October 22nd, 1965 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.

In America, the song Yesterday by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Tears by Ken Dodd 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", "Gunsmoke", "Rawhide" and "Bonanza". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Lassie", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "Hoppity Hooper".

Popular toys include the likes of "Mouse Trap", "Army men", "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots" and "Barrel of Monkeys".


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 October 22nd, 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:

  • 54 years, 9 months and 21 days have passed since October 22nd, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 22nd, 1965, will be 54 years of age.
  • People born in 1965 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 22nd, 1965, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 22nd, 1965 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1965 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1965.

"Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Thunderbirds" - "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:

  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • 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 22nd of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on October 22nd, 1965.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 22nd, 1965 was probably conceived around the 12th of January, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 22nd, 1965 is the 1st of August, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 22nd, 1965.

  • 20,018 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,729,555,200 seconds have passed since the October 22nd, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,017,814,400 times.
  • Since October 22nd, 1965, earth has travelled approximately 892,450,483,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 288,259,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 148,741,747 steps. That's about 66,107 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,754,662 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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