On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1964

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray's musical "High Spirits", based on Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit", opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 375 performances

  • IBM announces the System/360.

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Durant, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Pensacola, Florida

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe, Australian-New Zealand actor (A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator), born in Wellington, New Zealand

1964 Highlights

About April 7, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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