On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1964

Historical Events

  • US Open Men's Golf, Congressional CC: Ken Venturi wins his only major title, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Tommy Jacobs

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Lee, Panamanian baseball player
  • Michael Landon Jr., American actor (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie), born in Encino, California
  • Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Paul Goydos, American golfer (4th 59 in PGA history 2010), born in Long Beach, California
  • Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Barrier, American actor (Phantom of the Opera, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered), dies from a heart attack at 57
1964 Highlights

About June 20, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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