What Happened on July 25, 1964

Historical Events

  • Australian cricket captain and opening batsman Bob Simpson hits 311 v England in the drawn 4th Test in Manchester
  • Beatles' album "A Hard Day's Night" goes #1, stays #1 for 14 weeks
  • Meredith Wilson's musical "Here's Love", based on thefil "Miracle on 34th Street". closes at Shubert Theater, NYC. after 338 performances
  • Race riot in Rochester, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • José Bautista, Dominican baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Tony Granato, American NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
1964 Highlights

About July 25, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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