What Happened on September 21, 1964

Historical Events

  • Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world's first Mach 3 bomber, makes its maiden flight from Palmdale, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
  • Danny Villa, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
  • Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan pop singer and composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Koethe, Dallas Times Herald reporter, killed by karate chop
1964 Highlights

About September 21, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison And The Candy Men
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Into Something Good - Herman's Hermits