On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1964

Historical Events

  • Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album at Chess Studios in Chicago
  • Southern filibuster on civil rights bill ends; cloture invoked

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Daniels, British actor
  • Gary Wallis, British session and touring drummer, percussionist, and musical director (Pink Floyd; 10cc; Il Divo; Mike + The Mechanics; Tom Jones; Jean-Michel Jarre; and Schiller), born in Westminster, London, England
  • Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • Vincent Perez, Swiss actor (The Crow-City of Angels), born in Lausanne, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Gruenberg, Russian-American composer (Daniel Jazz), dies at 79
1964 Highlights

About June 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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