What Happened on October 18, 1964

Historical Events

  • Australian swimmer Kevin Berry sets world record 2:06.6 to beat American Carl Robie by 0.9s and win the men's 200m backstroke gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Etsuko Inoue, Japan, tennis star
  • George Ferris, Antigua cricketer (Leewards fast bowler), born in Antigua
Born in 1964
1964 Highlights

About October 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
  • UK #1 Song: (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me - Sandie Shaw