What Happened on May 26, 1964

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Betty Comden & Adolph Green and Jule Styne's musical "Fade Out-Fade In", featuring Carol Burnett, Jack Cassidy (later replaced by Dick Shawn), and Tina Louise, opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 271 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Kennedy, baseball manager (Texas Rangers)

Lenny KravitzLenny Kravitz (59 years old)

American musician who holds the record for most Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (1999-2002), born in Manhattan, New York

Born in 1964
1964 Highlights

About May 26, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Me Do - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: You're My World - Cilla Black