What Happened on July 3, 1964

Historical Events

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3; Emerson's 1st of 2 straight Wimbledon titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Ryan [Moss], American rock bassist (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts), born in California
  • Joanne Harris, British author (Chocolat), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
  • Peyton Reed, American film director (Yes Man; Ant-Man), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress (Lisa Simpson-The Simpsons), born in Paris
1964 Highlights

About July 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Get Around - The Beach Boys
  • UK #1 Song: The House Of The Rising Sun - Animals