What Happened on October 29, 1964

Historical Events

  • Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
  • Star of India & other jewels are stolen in NY
  • The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar renamed The United Republic of Tanzania
  • Town of Karmi'el founded in Galilee
1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Montgomery, American NFL punter (Baltimore Ravens), born in Morristown, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • Jackie Pereira, Australian field hockey striker (Olympic gold 1988, 96; World Cup gold 1994; Champions Trophy gold 1991, 93, 95), born in Perth, Australia
  • Yasmin Le Bon, English supermodel, born in Oxford, England
Born in 1964

About October 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Love - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me - Sandie Shaw