What Happened on August 11, 1964

Historical Events

  • Race riot in Paterson, New Jersey
  • US premiere of The Beatles' debut film "A Hard Day's Night" in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish Seelochan, British R&B and pop vocalist (The Pasedenas - "Riding on the Train"), born in England [some source cite birthday as May 19]
  • Jim Lee, Korean-born comic book artist
  • Miguel A. Núñez Jr., American actor
Born in 1964

About August 11, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin
  • UK #1 Song: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann