What Happened on July 4, 1964

Historical Events

  • Beachboys' "I Get Around" reaches #1

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Brazilian Maria Bueno earns a 3rd Wimbledon singles title with a 6-4, 7-9, 6-3 win over Margaret Smith of Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • Mark Allen Slaughter, American guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mark Whiting, American filmmaker and actor, born in Birmingham, Michigan
1964 Highlights

About July 4, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 25 days
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