What Happened on August 18, 1964

Historical Events

  • Charles Helu elected president of Lebanon
  • South Africa banned from Olympic Games because of apartheid policies
  • The Beatles arrive in San Francisco, California on their second US visit, and first cross-country tour, encompassing 32 shows in 25 cities over 31 days
  • USSR launch 3 Kosmos satellites
1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andi Deris, German heavy metal vocalist (Helloween, 1994-present), born in Karlsruhe, West Germany
  • 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
Born in 1964

About August 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 7 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