What Happened on January 18, 1964

Historical Events

  • Plans for World Trade Center announced (NYC)
  • The Beatles make their first appearance on US Billboard Chart with single "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at #45

Famous Birthdays

  • Brady Anderson, American MLB outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Enrico Lo Verso, Italian actor, born in Palermo, Italy
  • Jane Horrocks, British actress (Little Voice, Corpse Bride, Absolutely Fabulous), born in Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England
  • Jenny Holliday, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Virgil Hill, American boxer (WBA light heavyweight title 1987, 97; IBF & lineal light heavyweight titles 1996-97; WBA cruiserweight title 2000-02, 2006-07), born in Clinton, Missouri
1964 Highlights

About January 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: There! I've Said It Again - Bobby Vinton
  • UK #1 Song: Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five