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

Prince Edward

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


1964 Highlights

About March 10, 1964

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

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