What Happened on September 14, 1964

Historical Events

  • President Lyndon Johnson presents Walter Lippmann with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Film & TV History

Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House

  • WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Faith Ford, American actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Kurt Gouveia, American NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Howe, American composer and pianist (Sand), dies at 82
1964 Highlights

About September 14, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
  • UK #1 Song: You Really Got Me - The Kinks