On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1964

Historical Events

  • 20th America's Cup yachting: Eric Ridder skippered Constellation beats English challenger Sovereign for a 4-0 American series sweep off Newport, RI

Theater Premiere

Günter Grass' play "Die Plebejern proben den Aufstand," premieres in Berlin

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass
  • Paramount Theater (NYC) presents The Beatles with Steve & Eydie

Famous Birthdays

  • Maggie Cheung, Hong Kong actress (1st Asian actress to win at Cannes for "Clean"), born in Hong Kong
1964 Highlights

About September 20, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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