On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1964

Historical Events

  • Separatists riot in Quebec

Famous Birthdays

  • Heike Henkel, German world record indoor high jumper (Olympic gold 1992), born in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Lorraine McIntosh, Scottish pop singer (Deacon Blues) and actress, born in Cumnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Ulrich Wilson, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella (41) weds long-time friend Roxie Joynes

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella

1964 Highlights

About May 5, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus