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January 6th, 1964.

January 6th, 1964, was a Monday. It was day 6 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

58 years and 11 days have passed since January 6th, 1964.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Birthdays

Born on January 6th, 1964.

People who were born on this exact date.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 6th, 1964.

  • United States: There I've Said It Again - Bobby Vinton
  • United Kingdom: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles

The Billboard Hot 100 on January 6th, 1964.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • There! I've Said It Again - Bobby Vinton
  • Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
  • Dominique - The Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire)
  • Since I Fell For You - Lenny Welch
  • Forget Him - Bobby Rydell
Play the top hits from 1964.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1964. Take a trip back to the days of The Beatles, The Supremes, Bobby Vinton, Cilla Black, Roy Orbison and The Beach Boys.
Charade

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Charade" was at the top of the box office on January 6th, 1964.

Take me back to January 6th, 1964!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 6th, 1964 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. People are starting to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays.

In America, the song There I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie Charade is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Sir Alec Douglas-Home is the current Prime Minister. Because it's 1964, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as The Beatles, Roy Orbison, The Animals, The Supremes and The Beach Boys. In fashion, women are wearing miniskirts and "space age" attire with synthetic materials. The "Dolly Girl" look has also become popular. Meanwhile, men are beginning to transition into "surf rock" fashion, which has been made popular by bands such as The Beach Boys. "Greasers", who are influenced by rock 'n' roll fashion, have also become a popular subculture.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Herbert Hoover, Sam Cooke, T. S. Eliot and Winston Churchill would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Wagon Train", "Perry Mason" and "The Farmer's Daughter". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "Lassie", "Noggin the Nog" and "The Mighty Hercules".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Crater Critters, Ken (doll), Rock-a-Stack and Big Loo.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 6th, 1964.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1964?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1964?

    The best NBA players in 1964 were Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit and Jerry West.

  • Who were the best football players in 1964?

    Who were the best football players in 1964?

    In 1964, the best soccer players were Pelé, Denis Law, Luis Suárez, Amancio, Eusébio, Paul Van Himst, Jimmy Greaves, Mario Corso, Lev Yashin, Gianni Rivera and Valery Voronin.

  • My Fair Lady.

    My Fair Lady.

    "My Fair Lady" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1964.

  • Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"

    Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"

    "Hello, Dolly!" by Louis Armstrong would go on to win a Grammy for 1964's Song of the Year.

  • 1964 in music.

    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.

  • 1964 in movies.

    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.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    Lyndon B. Johnson.

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

  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

  • The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    During this time, the United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy ordered helicopters and 400 Green Berets into South Vietnam. Covert operations against the communist forces in the north were also authorized. By 1963, the number of US military personnel in the country had grown to 10,000.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones.

    During the first half of the 1960s, rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 58 years and 11 days have passed since January 6th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 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 January 6th, 1964, will be 58 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1964 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 6th, 1964.

  • December 8th, 1963: 81 people die when a lightning strike causes Pan Am Flight 214 to crash near Elkton, Maryland.
  • December 25th, 1963: Disney releases the animated film "The Sword in the Stone".
  • December 26th, 1963: "Beatlemania" officially begins in the United States when The Beatles release their songs "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "I Saw Her Standing There".
  • December 29th, 1963: NFL: The Chicago Bears defeat the New York Giants by 14-10 to win the 1963 NFL Championship Game.
  • January 4th, 1964: The Boston Strangler murders his last known victim.
  • This date: January 6th, 1964
  • January 18th, 1964: Plans to build the World Trade Center are announced.
  • January 29th, 1964: American actor Alan Ladd dies from an accidental overdose at the age of 50.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 6th, 1964, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 6th, 1964 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from January, 1964.

My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
Sci-fi sitcom starring Ray Walston as Uncle Martin O'Hara.

The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Sitcom starring Inger Stevens as Katy Holstrum.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.

Hazel
Hazel
Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.

Route 66
Route 66
Adventure crime drama.

The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.

Danger Man
Danger Man
British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
TV series about disturbing or unusual events.

Bonanza
Bonanza
American Western series.

Rawhide
Rawhide
American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.

77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip
Private detective drama series.

Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Legal drama series.

Wagon Train
Wagon Train
American western series.

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Western drama series.

The Danny Thomas Show
The Danny Thomas Show
American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.

The Jack Benny Program
The Jack Benny Program
25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.

What's My Line?
What's My Line?
Panel game show.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Cars in 1964.

1964 saw the introduction of cars such as the Chevrolet Chevelle, the Ford Mustang, the Opel Diplomat, the Ford Corsair, the Reliant Rebel and the Buick Sport Wagon.

Cars in 1964.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on January 6th, 1964.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1964.

The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show

The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules

Top Cat
Top Cat

Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath

Mister Ed
Mister Ed

The Dick Tracy Show
The Dick Tracy Show

The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show

The Flintstones
The Flintstones

My Three Sons
My Three Sons

Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

Noggin the Nog
Noggin the Nog

The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole

Captain Pugwash
Captain Pugwash

Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle

The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show

Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo

Lassie
Lassie

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1964.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1964.

Army men
Army men

G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man

Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)

Hamilton Invaders
Hamilton Invaders

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Big Loo
Big Loo

Mouse Trap
Mouse Trap

Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)

Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone

Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack

Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)

Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch

Astrobase
Astrobase

Troll doll
Troll doll

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars

Barbie
Barbie

Playpal dolls
Playpal dolls

Crater Critters
Crater Critters

Metal House robots
Metal House robots

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1964.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out January 6th, 1970 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 6th.

Rowan Atkinson

Actor.
Born on January 6th, 1955
He turned 9 on this day in 1964.

Eric Trump

American businessman.
Born on January 6th, 1984
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Irina Shayk

Model.
Born on January 6th, 1986
She was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Andy Carroll

Soccer player.
Born on January 6th, 1989
He was born exactly 25 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on January 6th, 1964.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 6th, 1964.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 6th, 1964 was most likely conceived around April 15th, 1963.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 6th, 1964 is close to September 28th, 1964.

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Stats for January 6th, 1964

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 6th, 1964.

  • A total of 21,196 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,028 weeks have passed.
  • 1,831,334,400 seconds have passed since the January 6th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,136,556,800 times.
  • Since January 6th, 1964, the earth has travelled approximately 944,968,550,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 305,222,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 157,494,758 steps. That's about 69,998 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,976,013 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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