What Happened on October 22, 1964

Historical Events

  • EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers"; they go on to become "The Who"

Nobel Prize

French philosopher and author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize

  • US performs underground nuclear test at Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Famous Birthdays

  • TobyMac [Kevin McKeehan], American Christian-hip-hop rapper, singer and songwriter (DC Talk), born in Fairfax, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Khawaja Nazimuddin, 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan and President of Pakistan Muslim League, dies at 70
1964 Highlights

About October 22, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 8 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