What Happened on May 6, 1964

Historical Events

  • Joe Orton's play "Entertaining Mr Sloan" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Hill [Goetz], American actress (2 of Us, Shoot the Moon), born in Van Nuys California,
  • Kim Oden, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Mike McGruder, American NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Morris, American pianist and composer, dies at 74
1964 Highlights

About May 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hello, Dolly! - Louis Armstrong And The All Stars
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Throw Your Love Away - Searchers