On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1964

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis and pharyngitis

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothee "Doro" Pesch, German heavy metal singer and songwriter (Warlock), known as the 'Metal Queen', born in Düsseldorf, West German
  • James Purefoy, British actor
  • Kerry King, American heavy metal guitarist and songwriter (Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nelson Liriano, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1964 Highlights

About June 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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