What Happened on February 23, 1964

Historical Events

Daytona 500

6th Daytona 500: Race winner Richard Petty leads for record 184 of the 200 laps

  • Charlie Finley signs a 4 year lease to keep MLB A's in Kansas City

TV Show Appearance

The Beatles' 3rd appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show", featuring 3 performances taped on February 9, prior to their debut

1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Katherine Scully, American fictional character (The X-Files), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • John Norum, Swedish rocker (Europe), born in Vardø, Norway
Born in 1964

About February 23, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Anyone Who Had A Heart - Cilla Black