Sunday October 17, 1965: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/17/1965, UK date format: 17/10/1965

October 17th, 1965 was the 290th day of the year 1965 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Sunday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Sanjay Kapoor and Raniero Busco.

The number one song in US was Yesterday by The Beatles. Tears by Ken Dodd was #1 song in the UK.

The Wise Guys, directed by Robert Enrico, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1965

On TV people were watching The Newcomers.

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers

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October 17, 1965 Events

What happened on October 17, 1965?

Historical Events

  • On A Clear Day You Can See Forever opens in NYC for 280 performances
  • WBMG TV channel 42 in Birmingham, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair closes after a two year run. More than 51 million people had attended the two-year event.

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October 17, 1965 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on October 17, 1965?

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  • BAmerican white rapper with a solid reputation of vulgarity, exhibitionism, irreverence and rage, the apparent requisites for success with...

  • American actress, who was also one of the most well-known pin-up girls during World War II.

  • Montgomery Clift

    Film actor (From Here to Eternity).

  • Montgomery Clift

    Film actor (From Here to Eternity).

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How old am I?

If October 17, 1965 is your birthday you are 57 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 17.

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October 17, 1965 Famous Deaths

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October 17, 1965 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

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Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

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Chinese Zodiac

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Sign: Snake

Element: Wood

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October 17, 1965 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 17, 1965?

The day of the week was Sunday.

October 17th marks the 289th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1965.

There are 75 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 17, 1965 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 17, 1965?


  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (áthelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 17, 1965? Which were the top hits on October 17, 1965?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Yesterday
  2. - Treat Her Right
  3. - Hang On Sloopy
  4. - A Lover's Concerto
  5. - Keep On Dancing

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Tears
  2. - Almost There
  3. - If You Gotta Go Go Now
  4. - Eve Of Destruction
  5. - Make It Easy On Yourself

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Want To (Do Everything For You)
  2. - The "In" Crowd
  3. - Treat Her Right
  4. - These Hands (Small But Mighty)
  5. - Respect

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Wise Guys

The Wise Guys

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Robert Enrico

Starring: Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Marie Dubois, Jess Hahn

Adios Gringo

Adios Gringo

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Giorgio Stegani

Starring: Giuliano Gemma, Ida Galli, Nello Pazzafini, Pierre Cressoy, Roberto Camardiel, Mimo Billi, Nino Musco, Jesús Puente, Gino Marturano

Country: Italy

Juliet of the Spirits

Juliet of the Spirits

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States of America

The Bedford Incident

The Bedford Incident

Release year: 1965

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson, Karl Malden

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Release year: 1965

Directed by: James Allen Bradley



Release year: 1965

Starring: Uschi Nerke

The Wild Wild West

The Wild Wild West

Release year: 1965

Written by:

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States of America

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

My Brother Jack

My Brother Jack

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Stephen Dest

Magazine Covers

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 17th, 1965 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 17, 1965 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for October 17, 1965 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on October 17, 1965

Sport Games on October 17, 1965


American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Washington Redskins : 38 - 7
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 45 - 37
  • Dallas Cowboys - Cleveland Browns : 17 - 23
  • Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 31 - 21
  • Philadelphia Eagles - New York Giants : 27 - 35
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