What Happened on August 22, 1964

Historical Events

Is This America?

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer speaks at the US Democratic National Convention about her terrifying experiences with voter registration as a Black woman in Mississippi [1]

  • Guinee, Liberia & Ivory Coast form joint market
  • Supreme's "Where Did Our Love Go" reaches #1
1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Evason, Canadian NHL player (Calgary Flames), born in Thompson, Manitoba

Mats Wilander (59 years old)

Swedish tennis player (7-time Grand Slam winner), born in Växjö, Sweden

Born in 1964

About August 22, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 12 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: Have I The Right - Honeycombs