What Happened on June 1, 1964

Historical Events

Historic Event

Kenya becomes a republic with Jomo Kenyatta as its 1st President

  • Rolling Stones arrive in New York's Kennedy International Airport for 1st US tour, greeted by about 500 fans

Famous Deaths

  • Rutkowski Bronislaw, Belarusian organist, pedagogue, and composer, dies at 66
1964 Highlights

About June 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Chapel Of Love - The Dixie Cups
  • UK #1 Song: You're My World - Cilla Black