On This Day

Birthdays in History in August 1964

  • Aug 3 Joan E Higginbotham, American engineer and NASA astronaut, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 4 Gary King, British radio presenter
  • Aug 7 John Birmingham, Australian author, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Aug 8 Anastasia Ashman, American writer and digital strategist (GlobalNiche), born in Berkeley, California

Person of interestGiuseppe Conte

Aug 8 Giuseppe Conte, Italian jurist and politician, Prime Minister of Italy (2018-), born in Volturara Appula, Italy

Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte
Prime Minister of Italy
Giuseppe Conte
  • Aug 9 Hoda Kotb, American television news anchor
  • Aug 11 Jim Lee, Korean-born comic book artist
  • Aug 14 Brannon Braga, American scriptwriter, born in Bozeman, Montana

Person of interestMelinda Gates

Aug 15 Melinda Gates, American philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, born in Dallas, Texas

Philanthropist Melinda Gates
Philanthropist
Melinda Gates
  • Aug 19 Pete Ricketts, American businessman (TD Ameritrade) and politician, Governor of Nebraska (2015-), born in Nebraska City
  • Aug 23 Kong Hee, Singaporean founder and Senior Pastor of the City Harvest movement in Asia
  • Aug 24 Salizhan Sharipov, Kyrgyzstani cosmonaut (STS-89), born in Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan
  • Aug 25 Timothy Nicholson, journalist
  • Aug 25 Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician, born in Khimki, Russia
  • Aug 26 Daphne Caruana Galizia, Maltese journalist (Panama Papers), born in Sliema, Malta (d. 2017)
  • Aug 31 Raymond P. Hammond, American poet and editor

About August 1964

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)