On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1964

Historical Events

  • Beatles arrive in San Francisco, 2nd US visit
  • Charles Helu elected president of Lebanon
  • South Africa banned from Olympic Games because of apartheid policies
  • USSR launch 3 Kosmos satellites

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Bierko, American actor, born in Rye Brook, New York
  • Edith Frost, American singer and songwriter, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Kenny Walker, American basketball player, born in Roberta, Georgia
1964 Highlights

About August 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo