On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1964

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Johnson, Tustin CA, WPVA volleyball player (US Open-4th-1993)
  • 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

LovePerson of Interest

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

Stage and Screen Actor Richard Burton
Stage and Screen Actor
Richard Burton
Actress Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor

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? 56 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces