On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1964

Historical Events

  • Simon and Garfunkel record the first version of "The Sound of Silence" at Columbia Studios in New York City
  • US reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • David Faber, American television reporter
  • Greg Campbell, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 13 wickets; 12 ODIs), born in Launceston, Australia
  • Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper (Money Love), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestPrince Edward

Prince Edward [Edward Anthony Richard Louis], Prince of Britain and son of Elizabeth II, born in Buckingham Palace, London

Earl of Wessex Prince Edward
Earl of Wessex
Prince Edward

1964 Highlights

About March 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces