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November 27th, 1965.

November 27th, 1965, was a Saturday. It was day 331 of 1965. The decade was the Swinging Sixties.

56 years, 7 months and 5 days have passed since November 27th, 1965.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

Events that occurred.

Notable events that occurred on November 27th, 1965.

  • The Pentagon tells US President Lyndon B. Johnson that troop numbers will need to drastically increase in Vietnam.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On November 27th, 1965, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

  • United States: I Hear A Symphony - The Supremes
  • United Kingdom: Get Off My Cloud - The Rolling Stones

The record charts on November 27th, 1965.

The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • I Hear A Symphony - The Supremes
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - The Byrds
  • 1-2-3 - Len Barry
  • Let's Hang On! - The 4 Seasons Featuring the "Sound of Frankie Valli"
  • Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones
Play the top singles from the year 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.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "The Sound of Music".

Take me back to November 27th, 1965!

Let's go back in time!

The date is November 27th, 1965, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, Thanksgiven Day has come and passed. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song I Hear A Symphony by The Supremes is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Get Off My Cloud by The Rolling Stones is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States, and the movie The Sound of Music is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Harold Wilson is the current Prime Minister.

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 "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "Hazel" and "Where the Action Is". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole", "Noggin the Nog", "Mister Ed" and "Jonny Quest". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Barbie, Tonka trucks, Rock-a-Stack and Tammy (doll).

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on November 27th, 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 in 1965?

    Who were the best football players in 1965?

    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.

    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 enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA officially enters 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.

  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    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.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones.

    During the first half of the 1960s, 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 56 years, 7 months and 5 days have passed since November 27th, 1965.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1965.
  • Leap Year: 1965 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on November 27th, 1965 will be 56 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1965 belong to the Generation X generation.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around November 27th, 1965.

  • October 29th, 1965: The Who release their song "My Generation".
  • November 2nd, 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 8th, 1965: The first episode of the daytime soap drama "Days of Our Lives" is aired on television.
  • November 9th, 1965: Northeast blackout of 1965: Over 30 million people are left without electricity in parts of the United States and Canada.
  • November 11th, 1965: Boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson announces his retirement.
  • November 22nd, 1965: Muhammad Ali retains his world heavyweight championship after he defeats Floyd Patterson in the 12th round.
  • November 26th, 1965: France launches its first satellite "Astérix".
  • This date: November 27th, 1965
  • December 9th, 1965: Kecksburg UFO incident: A large fireball is seen flying across the sky in multiple US states and Ontario, Canada.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 27th, 1965, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1965 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 27th, 1965 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on November 27th, 1965.

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Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in November, 1965.

TV shows from November, 1965.

I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.

Where the Action Is
Where the Action Is
Music-based variety show.

Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo
Musical variety series.

Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.

Shindig!
Shindig!
Musical variety series that was presented by Jimmy O'Neill.

My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
Sci-fi sitcom starring Ray Walston as Uncle Martin O'Hara.

The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Sitcom starring Inger Stevens as Katy Holstrum.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.

Hazel
Hazel
Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.

The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.

Danger Man
Danger Man
British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.

Bonanza
Bonanza
American Western series.

Rawhide
Rawhide
American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.

Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Legal drama series.

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Western drama series.

What's My Line?
What's My Line?
Panel game show.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

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 27th, 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

Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath

Mister Ed
Mister Ed

The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show

The Flintstones
The Flintstones

My Three Sons
My Three Sons

Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse

Noggin the Nog
Noggin the Nog

The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole

Captain Pugwash
Captain Pugwash

Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle

The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show

Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo

Lassie
Lassie

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1965.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1965.

Operation
Operation

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)

Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone

Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack

Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)

Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch

Troll doll
Troll doll

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars

Barbie
Barbie

Metal House robots
Metal House robots

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 27th, 1971 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on November 27th.

Bruce Lee

Actor. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1940
He turned 25 on this day in 1965.

Jimi Hendrix

Musician. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1942
He turned 23 on this day in 1965.

James Avery

Actor. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1945
He turned 20 on this day in 1965.

Steve Bannon

Media executive.
Born on November 27th, 1953
He turned 12 on this day in 1965.

Bill Nye

American science educator.
Born on November 27th, 1955
He turned 10 on this day in 1965.

The British Bulldog

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1962
He turned 3 on this day in 1965.

Chanyeol

South Korean rapper.
Born on November 27th, 1992
He was born exactly 27 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 27th, 1965.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 27th, 1965.

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 27th, 1965 was most likely conceived around March 6th, 1965.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 27th, 1965 is close to August 20th, 1966.

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Stats for November 27th, 1965

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 27th, 1965.

  • A total of 20,672 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,953 weeks have passed.
  • 1,786,057,200 seconds have passed since the November 27th, 1965.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,083,733,400 times.
  • Since November 27th, 1965, the Earth has travelled approximately 921,605,515,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,676,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,600,919 steps. That's about 68,267 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,432,686 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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