On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1964

Historical Events

  • Bahamas becomes self-governing
  • Dick Weber rolls highest bowling game in air (Boeing 707)

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco Maciel, Mexican tennis star, born in QuerĂ©taro, Mexico

Person of interestNicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage, American actor (Moonstruck, Leaving Las Vegas), born in Long Beach, California


Famous Deaths

  • Colin McPhee, Canadian composer (H2O, Mechanical Principles) and musicologist (Bali), dies at 62
  • Cyril Davies, American musician (b. 1932)
1964 Highlights

About January 7, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn