On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1964

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Davide Pinato, Italian footballer
  • Rockwell [Kennedy Gordy], rock vocalist (Someone Watching Me), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ron Hall, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor (32) marries for the 5th time to actor Richard Burton (38)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Cavanagh, British actor (The Woman in Green, Tarzan & his Mate), dies at 75
1964 Highlights

About March 15, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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