What Happened on August 8, 1964

Historical Events

  • 1st Rolling Stones concert in Netherlands at The Kurhaus of Scheveningen, in The Hague
  • Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam
  • N. Richard Nash, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones' musical "110 in the Shade", based on Nash's drama "The Rainmaker", closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC after, 330 performances
1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasia Ashman, American writer and digital strategist (GlobalNiche), born in Berkeley, California

Giuseppe Conte (59 years old)

Italian jurist and politician, Prime Minister of Italy (2018-2021), born in Volturara Appula, Italy

  • Paul Taylor, English cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)
Born in 1964

About August 8, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann