What Happened in 1964 (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 695

  • Jun 11 Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference
  • Jun 11 Manfred Mann record Do Wah Diddy Diddy Dum Diddy Do
  • Jun 11 Queen Elizabeth orders Beatles to her birthday party, they attend
  • Jun 11 West Germany seeks talks with Czechoslovakia

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Jun 12 Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Jun 13 Basil Heatley runs world record marathon (2:13:55)
  • Jun 14 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • Jun 15 Last French troops leave Algeria
  • Jun 16 Quake strikes Niigata, Japan
  • Jun 18 African Groundnut Council forms in Dakar

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Jun 19 Bob Dylan completes UK tour

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Jun 19 Cambuur Leeuwarden BVO soccer team forms in Leeuwarden
  • Jun 19 Civil Rights Act of 1964 passes 73-27
  • Jun 20 64th US Golf Open: Ken Venturi shoots a 278 at Congressional CC MD
  • Jun 21 Beckwith arrested for murder of Medger Evers, found guilty 30 yr later
  • Jun 21 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open
  • Jun 21 Phillies Jim Bunning pitches perfect game (Mets) on Fathers day, in 2nd game of DH, Mets get 3 hits, 3 being fewest hits in NL DH
  • Jun 21 Three civil rights workers, Michael H Schwerner, Andrew Goodman & James E Chane, disappeared after release from a Mississippi jail
  • Jun 21 UEFA European Championship: Spain defeat Soviet Union 2-1 in Madrid
  • Jun 23 Gen Maxwell Taylor appointed US ambassador in South Vietnam
  • Jun 24 FTC rules health warnings must appear on all cigarette packages
  • Jun 24 In South Africa, the 90-Days Act commences, providing for any person to be detained, without trial, for 90 days; further, the person could be re-arrested under the same law for another 90 days
  • Jun 25 Prince A Taylor becomes 1st black methodist bishop (NJ)
  • Jun 25 WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles' Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th
  • Jun 26 Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night" album
  • Jun 26 Blacks & Whites riot over racial segregation in St Augustine
  • Jun 26 Moise Tsjombe forms government in Congo
  • Jun 26 14th Berlin International Film Festival: "Dry Summer" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 27 "New Phil Silvers Show" last airs on CBS-TV
  • Jun 27 "Sie Liebt Dich (She Loves You)" by Die Beatles peaks at #97
  • Jun 27 Jan & Dean release "Little Old Lady From Pasadena"
  • Jun 28 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waldemar Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 28 Organization for Afro-American Unity formed in New York by Malcolm X

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
  • Jun 29 1st draft of Star Trek's pilot "Cage" released
  • Jun 29 Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in the US Senate
  • Jun 30 Centaur 3 launch vehicle fails to make Earth orbit
  • Jun 30 Last UN troops leave Congo

Music releaseMusic Recording

Jul 2 Cilla Black records Beatle's "Its For You", Paul McCartney plays piano

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • Jul 2 Grand jury indicts Beckwith in murder of Medger Evers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 2 US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Civil Rights Act & Voting Rights Act into law

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 78th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Stolle (64 12-10 46 63)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 71st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Bueno beats Margaret Court (64 79 63)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 4 Beachboys' "I Get Around" reaches #1
  • Jul 6 Beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premieres in London
  • Jul 6 Malawi (formerly Nyasaland) declares independence from UK
  • Jul 7 35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York
  • Jul 7 All star MVP: John Callison (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Jul 10 Jesus Alou is 1st Giant in 40 years to get 6 hits in a game
  • Jul 10 Moise Tsjombe becomes premier of Congo
  • Jul 10 Moïse-Kapenda Tshombé, leader of the Confederation of Tribal Associations of Katanga, becomes the Prime Minister of the Congo
  • Jul 10 93rd British Golf Open: Tony Lema shoots a 279 at St Andrews

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 12 19th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jul 14 Oriole Bob Johnson's 6th straight hit as a pinch hitter
  • Jul 14 51st Tour de France won by Jacques Anquetil of France
  • Jul 15 Barry M Goldwater (Sen-R-Az) nominated for president by Republicans
  • Jul 16 Republican convention selects Barry Goldwater as presidential candidate
  • Jul 17 Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph)
  • Jul 17 Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • Jul 17 ANC leader Nelson Mandela, recently sentenced to life imprisonment, is awarded the Joliot Curie Gold Medal for Peace
  • Jul 18 Race riot in Harlem (NYC); riots spread to Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bkln)
  • Jul 19 46th PGA Championship: Bobby Nichols shoots a 271 at Columbus CC Ohio
  • Jul 19 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
  • Jul 19 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 20 1st surfin' record to go #1-Jan & Dean's "Surf City"
  • Jul 20 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 10th String quartet
  • Jul 21 Arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey v Sussex
  • Jul 21 Mildred Simpson runs female world record marathon (3:19:33)
  • Jul 21 Last Dutch whaling ship Willem Barents Sea sold to Japan
  • Jul 21 Race riots in Singapore between Chinese and Malay groups, 23 killed, 454 injured
  • Jul 23 As' Bert Campaneris HRs on 1st pitch, hits a 2nd HR on 2nd at bat
  • Jul 23 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
  • Jul 24 -27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed
  • Jul 25 "Here's Love" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 338 performances
  • Jul 25 Beatles' album "A Hard Day's Night" goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks
  • Jul 25 Bob Simpson out for 311 at Old Trafford
  • Jul 25 Race riot in Rochester NY
  • Jul 26 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open
  • Jul 26 Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud & conspiracy
  • Jul 26 Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die
  • Jul 26 US union leader James Hoffa sentenced for fraud
  • Jul 28 England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw
  • Jul 28 Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures
  • Jul 30 US naval fire on Hon Ngu/Hon Mo, North Vietnam
  • Jul 31 Al Parker glides 644 miles without a motor
  • Jul 31 Rolling Stone concert in Ireland halts after 12 minutes due to riot
  • Jul 31 US Ranger 7 takes 4,316 pictures before crashing on Moon
  • Aug 1 ALM (Antillian Airlines) begins operation
  • Aug 1 Beatles' single "A Hard Day's Night" goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • Aug 2 Dutch government gives Indonesia export guarantees
  • Aug 2 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open
  • Aug 2 North Vietnam fires on a US destroyer in Gulf of Tonkin
  • Aug 2 Race riot in Jersey City NJ
  • Aug 4 Civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman & James E Chaney, bodies discovered in an earthen Mississippi dam
  • Aug 4 North Vietnam torpedos US ships Gulf of Tonkin
  • Aug 5 Beatles record "Leave My Kitten Alone"
  • Aug 5 Congo rebellion: Christopher Gbenye/Pierre Mulele conquer Stanleyville
  • Aug 5 Ford Frick says he will not run for another term as Commissioner of Baseball
  • Aug 5 US begins bombing North Vietnam
  • Aug 6 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Ecclesiam Suam
  • Aug 6 Prometheus, the world's oldest tree, is cut down in Nevada US

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,023

  • Apr 16 David Kohan, American television producer
  • Apr 17 Ken Daneyko, Windsor, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)
  • Apr 17 Raye Hollit, American Gladiator (Zap)
  • Apr 17 Maynard James Keenan, American singer (Tool and A Perfect Circle)
  • Apr 17 Lela Rochon, American actress
  • Apr 18 Niall Ferguson, British historian
  • Apr 18 Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director
  • Apr 18 Jim Ellison, American musician (Material issue) (d. 1996)
  • Apr 18 Mark Berry, aka Bez, Dancer in Happy Mondays
  • Apr 19 Harris Barton, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Apr 19 Scott Kamienicki, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Apr 20 John Carney, NFL kicker (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 20 Paul Nobes, cricketer (prolific opening batsman for Victoria & SA)
  • Apr 20 Andy Serkis, English actor (Gollum in Lord of the Rings), born in London
  • Apr 21 Louise Mullard, Kurri Kurri NSW, golfer (1990 T3 Coca Cola Classic)
  • Apr 21 Ludmila Engquist, Russian-born Swedish athlete
  • Apr 22 Bob McCann, NBA forward (Washington Bullets)
  • Apr 22 Chris Makepeace, actor (Vamp, My Bodyguard, Meatballs, Oasis), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 23 Dan Frischman, Whippany NJ, actor (Arvid Engen-Head of the Class)
  • Apr 23 Gen, [Simon Matthews], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & Ones)
  • Apr 23 Martin Lopez-Zubero, Spanish backstroke swimmer (world record 200m)
  • Apr 24 Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor
  • Apr 24 Djimon Hounsou, Beninese actor
  • Apr 25 Andy Bell, rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour)
  • Apr 25 Jackie Campbell, LA Cal, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993)
  • Apr 25 Jamie Siddons, cricketer (Victorian & SA batsman ODI for Aust 1988)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 25 Hank Azaria, American actor (The Birdcage) and voice behind many characters in The Simpsons (Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson), born in New York City

  • Apr 25 Wisit Sasanatieng, Thai film director
  • Apr 26 Tod Bass, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 27 Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Apr 28 Barry Larkin, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 28 Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward
  • Apr 28 Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
  • Apr 28 Mark Steven Robinson, American director
  • Apr 28 Noriyuki Iwadare, Japanese composer
  • Apr 29 Federico Castelluccio, Italian-American actor
  • Apr 30 Ian Healy, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian since 1988)
  • Apr 30 Jeff Reboulet, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Apr 30 Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 30 Tony Fernandes, Malaysian businessman (AirAsia), born in Kuala Lumpur

Entrepreneur Tony Fernandes
Tony Fernandes
  • May 1 Carlos Aalbers, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
  • May 1 Ruth Picardie, journalist
  • May 1 Sarah Armstrong-Jones, daughter of princess Margaret & Lord Snowdon
  • May 2 Kelly Michael Gibson, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope-7th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 3 Ron Hextall, Canadian NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers, NY Islanders), born in Brandon, Manitoba

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall
NHL Goalie
Ron Hextall
  • May 4 Goran Prpic, Yugoslavia, tennis star
  • May 4 Zsuzsa Mathe, Hungarian painter and visual artist, founder of transrealism
  • May 5 Heike Henkel, German FR, world record indoor high jumper (1992)
  • May 5 Lorraine McIntosh, British pop singer (Deacon Blue-Fellow Hoodlums)
  • May 5 Ulrich Wilson, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • May 6 Dana Hill [Goetz], Van Nuys California, actress (2 of Us, Shoot the Moon)
  • May 6 Kim Oden, Ala, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s)
  • May 6 Mike Grob, Billings Montana, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-3rd)
  • May 6 Mike McGruder, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • May 7 Leslie O'Neal, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers, St Louis Rams)
  • May 7 Mustapha Zerqti, Moroccan/Neth writer (Ihtidaar hub fi el-mahd)
  • May 7 Ronnie Harmon, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Tennessee Oilers)
  • May 7 Doug Benson, American comedian
  • May 8 Cheryl Richardson, Palo Alto California, actress (Jennie-General Hospital)
  • May 8 Eric Brittingham, rocker (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)
  • May 8 Melissa Gilbert, actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 8 Peter Gill, rocker (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax) [or Mar/Jan 8]
  • May 8 Dave Rowntree, British musician (Blur)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 9 Miloslav Mecir, Czech tennis player (Olympic-gold-1988), born in Bojnice, Czechoslovakia

Tennis Player and Gold Medalist Miloslav Mecir
Tennis Player and Gold Medalist
Miloslav Mecir
  • May 9 Kevin Saunderson, American music producer and disc jockey
  • May 10 Dean Spriddle, Plymouth England, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Oak Valley)
  • May 11 Bobby Witt, Arlington VA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
  • May 11 Drew Story, San Clemente California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • May 11 Floyd Youmans, baseball pitcher (Expos)
  • May 11 Jeff Sellers, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • May 11 John Parrott, snooker player
  • May 11 Katie Wagner, daughter of Robert Wagner/model/guest VJ (MTV)
  • May 11 Tim Blake Nelson, American actor, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • May 12 Joy Ellen Kitzmiller, US badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 13 Sam Randolph, Nike golfer (1993 New England-2nd), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • May 13 Sara Gomer, England, tennis star
  • May 13 Stephen Colbert, American comedian and actor
  • May 13 Ronnie Coleman, American bodybuilder
  • May 13 Tom Verica, American actor
  • May 14 James M Kelly, Burlington Iowa, Capt USAF/astronaut
  • May 14 Nancy Sorel, actress (Generations, Black Foix)
  • May 14 Suzy Kolber, American sportscaster
  • May 15 Pierre Trentin, France, 1K time trials (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • May 16 John Salley, NBA star (Detroit Pistons)
  • May 16 Boyd Tinsley, American violinist (Dave Matthews Band)
  • May 17 Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (d. 1999)
  • May 18 Will Wolford, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 19 Michael Dean Standly, Abilene TX, PGA golfer (1993 Freeport-McMoRan)
  • May 20 Earl Charles Spencer, Sandringham England, brother of Princess Diana
  • May 20 Jeff Schwarz, US baseball pitcher (California Angels, Chicago White Sox)
  • May 20 Joseph Sinnott Edwards, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 20 Paul W Richards, astronaut, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • May 20 Todd Peat, WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • May 21 Annabel Schofield, Llanelli Wales, actress (Laurel Ellis-Dallas)
  • May 21 Tom Harding, Kalamazoo Mich, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Transamerica)
  • May 21 Tommy Albelin, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • May 21 Danny Bailey, English footballer
  • May 21 Nancy Daus, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • May 21 Carolyn Lawrence, American actress
  • May 23 Kenny Gattison, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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