What Happened on July 19, 1964

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Columbus CC: Bobby Nichols wins his only major title by 3 strokes from 'Big-2' Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer; leads wire-to-wire

  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Curtis, American actress, model and daughter of Christine Kaufmann
  • AndrĂ© A. Jackson, founder African Diamond Producers Association
  • Gina Procaccio, American long and middle distance runner, born in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Teresa Edwards, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1984, 88,92,96), born in Cairo, Georgia
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Veazie, actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69

About July 19, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rag Doll - The 4 Seasons Featuring the "Sound of Frankie Valli"
  • UK #1 Song: A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles