12th of October, 1964

The 12th of October, 1964, fell on a Monday. Day 286 of 1964. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of October, 1964:

  • American socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer is murdered in Washington D.C.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of October, 1964:

  • United States: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
  • United Kingdom: Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 12th of October, 1964.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1964.

  • 1964 in movies.

    Movies released in 1964 included My Fair Lady, Goldfinger, Mary Poppins, The Carpetbaggers, From Russia with Love, A Fistful of Dollars, Fail Safe, Father Goose, A Shot in the Dark, A Hard Day's Night, The Last Man On Earth and The Night of the Iguana.

  • 1964 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1964 were dominated by the likes of Bobby Vinton, The Beatles, The Supremes, The Dixie Cups, The Animals and Roy Orbison.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 55 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since the 12th of October, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1964.
  • Leap Year: 1964 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of October, 1964, will be 55 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of October, 1964:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of October, 1964, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of October, 1964 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 12th of October:

  • Thanksgiving (Canada)
  • Columbus Day (USA)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 12th of October, 1964.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of October, 1964 was probably conceived around the 3rd of January, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of October, 1964 is the 22nd of July, 1965. (Rough Estimate).

12th of October

Events that have occurred on the 12th of October:

  • 12th of October, 1492: Christopher Columbus discovers The Americas.
  • 12th of October, 1961: New Zealand abolishes the death penalty.
  • 12th of October, 1984: The Brighton hotel bombing occurs when the Provisional IRA attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
  • 12th of October, 1998: American student Matthew Shepard passes away after being tortured and left to die in a field in Wyoming. The case receives widespread media attention as it is considered by many to be a hate crime
  • 12th of October, 2000: A suicide attack is launched against the USS Cole. 17 people are killed
  • 12th of October, 2002: 202 people are killed on the Indonesian island of Bali when an Islamist group detonates three bombs in the tourist district of Kuta.
  • 12th of October, 2012: The movie Argo (2012) is released.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of October, 1964.

  • 20,127 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,738,976,400 seconds have passed since the 12th of October, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,028,805,800 times.
  • Since the 12th of October, 1964, earth has travelled approximately 897,311,822,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 289,829,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 149,551,970 steps. That's about 66,468 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,867,717 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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