On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1964

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

Davie Jones & King Bees release debut single "I Can't Help Thinking About Me"; group disbands but Davie Jones goes on to success as David Bowie

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • Rolling Stones 1st US concert tour (with Bobby Goldsboro & Bobby Vee) debuts in San Bernadino, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Sanders, American heavy metal guitarist and singer (Nile), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Laura Charameda, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Marshall, Michigan
  • Magz [Maggie Dunne], English musician (Fuzzbox), born in Solihull, England
  • Rick Riordan, American author (Percy Jackson & the Olympians), born in San Antonio, Texas
1964 Highlights

About June 5, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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