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November 8, 1965

November 8, 1965, was a Monday. It was 58 years, 8 months, and 3 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on November 8, 1965?

  • The first episode of the daytime soap drama "Days of Our Lives" is aired on television.
Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 8, 1965:

  • United States: "Get Off My Cloud" by The Rolling Stones
  • United Kingdom: "Get Off My Cloud" by The Rolling Stones

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 8, 1965

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

  • Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones
  • A Lover's Concerto - The Toys
  • Yesterday - The Beatles
  • Everybody Loves A Clown - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  • Keep On Dancing - The Gentrys
Play the top songs 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 November 8, 1965.

Facts

This date was 21,431 days ago. Approximately 714 months have passed. It was the 312th day of 1965, in week 45. The decade was the swinging sixties. People born on this day are currently 58 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. The Earth has experienced 238 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to November 8, 1965

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Monday, November 8, 1965. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. The song "Get Off My Cloud" by The Rolling Stones is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. 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. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Hazel", and "Steptoe and Son". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Noggin the Nog", "The Bugs Bunny Show", and "Davey and Goliath".

Popular toys at the moment include Matchbox toy cars, Etch A Sketch, Big Loo, and Army men.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 8, 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

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on November 8, 1965.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to November 8, 1965.

  • October 9, 1965: Golf: The United States wins the 1965 Ryder Cup at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.
  • 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".
  • This date: November 8, 1965
  • November 9, 1965: Northeast blackout of 1965: Over 30 million people are left without electricity in parts of the United States and Canada.
  • November 11, 1965: Boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson announces his retirement.
  • November 22, 1965: Muhammad Ali retains his world heavyweight championship after he defeats Floyd Patterson in the 12th round.
  • November 26, 1965: France launches its first satellite "Astérix".
  • November 27, 1965: The Pentagon tells US President Lyndon B. Johnson that troop numbers will need to drastically increase in Vietnam.
  • December 8, 1965: The Mamas & the Papas release the song California Dreamin'.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 8, 1965, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 8, 1965 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1965

The following TV shows were popular in November 1965:

TV shows from November 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

Kids TV shows on November 8, 1965

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1965:

JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot
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
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1965

Toys and games that were popular in 1965:

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 November 8, 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 November 8, 1971, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 8.

Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker

Author Deceased
Born on November 8, 1847
He was not alive on this date.

Joseph James DeAngelo

Joseph James DeAngelo

Serial killer
Born on November 8, 1945
He turned 20 on this day in 1965.

John Costelloe

John Costelloe

Actor Deceased
Born on November 8, 1961
He turned 4 on this day in 1965.

Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay

Celebrity chef
Born on November 8, 1966
He was born exactly one year after this date.

Tara Reid

Tara Reid

Actress
Born on November 8, 1975
She was born exactly 10 years after this date.

Dania Ramirez

Dania Ramirez

Actress
Born on November 8, 1979
She was born exactly 14 years after this date.

Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz

Programmer and Internet hacktivist Deceased
Born on November 8, 1986
He was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Sophie Kasaei

Sophie Kasaei

TV personality
Born on November 8, 1989
She was born exactly 24 years after this date.

SZA

SZA

Singer
Born on November 8, 1989
She was born exactly 24 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 8, 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 November 8, 1965 was most likely conceived around February 15, 1965.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 8, 1965 is close to August 1, 1966.

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Stats for November 8, 1965

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about November 8, 1965:

  • 21,431 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,061 weeks have passed.
  • 1,851,634,800 seconds have passed since November 8, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,160,240,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 955,443,556,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 308,605,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 159,240,593 steps. That's roughly 70,774 miles.
  • 22,219,618 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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