What Happened on August 14, 1964

Historical Events

  • Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and Syria form common market
  • LA Angels pitcher Bo Belinsky is suspended after hotel room fight with elderly Los Angeles Times sportswriter Braven Dyer

Famous Birthdays

  • Brannon Braga, American scriptwriter, born in Bozeman, Montana
Born in 1964

Famous Weddings

Muhammad Ali

World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali (22) weds cocktail waitress Sonja Roi

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Burnette, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and guitarist ('Train Kept A-Rollin'"; "You're Sixteen"), drowns in nighttime boating mishap at 30

About August 14, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 9 months and 27 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