What Happened on June 11, 1964

Historical Events

  • Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference on a traffic island in the middle of Michigan Avenue
  • Manfred Mann record Do Wah Diddy Diddy Dum Diddy Do
  • West Germany seeks talks with Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

  • Antti Sarpila, Finnish swing jazz clarinetist, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver, born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France
  • Kim Gallagher, American athlete (Olympic silver 1984; bronze 1988), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Frank D. Smith, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame administrator (Beaches/Greater Toronto Hockey League), dies at 70
1964 Highlights

About June 11, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 25 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