On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1964

Historical Events

  • Communication satellite Syncom 3 launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Ricketts, American businessman (TD Ameritrade) and politician, Governor of Nebraska (2015-), born in Nebraska City
  • Tom Rust, British jazz vocalist, born in Manchester, England
1964 Highlights

About August 19, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 2 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