What Happened on April 19, 1964

Historical Events

  • Rightist coup in Laos, Suvanna Phuma remains premier

Music Premiere

Roger Sessions' opera "Montezuma" premieres in West Berlin, Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Harris Barton, American football offensive tackle (Super Bowl 1988, 89, 94; All-Pro 1992, 93; Pro Bowl 1993; SF 49ers), born in Sandy Springs, Georgia
  • Scott Kamienicki, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Merry, Trinidadian cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies at 53

About April 19, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: A World Without Love - Peter & Gordon