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

Nicolas Cage (59 years old)

American actor (Moonstruck; Leaving Las Vegas; Nathional Treasure), born in Long Beach, California

Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Colin McPhee, Canadian-American pianist, composer (Tabuh-Tabuhan; H2O; Mechanical Principles), and ethno-musicologist (Bali), dies at 63
  • Cyril Davies, American musician (b. 1932)

About January 7, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 27 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: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles