What Happened on August 17, 1964

Historical Events

  • Boycott scores his 1st Test Cricket century, 113 v Aust at the Oval

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Regina, Saskatchewan
Born in 1964

Famous Weddings

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee (23), Hong Kong and American martial artist and actor, weds Linda Emery (19), teacher

1964 Highlights

About August 17, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann