On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1964

Historical Events

  • 1st draft of Star Trek's pilot "Cage" released
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in the US Senate

Famous Birthdays

  • Pepper Johnson, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Stedman Pearson, English rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel), born in Islington, London
  • Wendy Kilbourne, American actress (Devon-Midnight Caller), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Dolphy, American jazz musician (b. 1928)
  • Milenko Živković, Yugoslavian composer, dies at 63
1964 Highlights

About June 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer