January 12th, 1964, was a Sunday. It was day 12 of 1964. The decade was the Swinging Sixties.
59 years, 2 months and 16 days have passed since January 12th, 1964.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
People who were born on this exact date.
These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on January 12th, 1964.
These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The movie "Charade" was at the top of the Box Office on this day.
Let's take a stroll down memory lane!
The date is January 12th, 1964, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned. 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 "What's My Line?", "Gunsmoke", "Danger Man" and "My Favorite Martian".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "The Flintstones", "Top Cat" and "The Patty Duke Show". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Playpal dolls, Matchbox toy cars, Tonka trucks and G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man.
These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on January 12th, 1964.
The best NBA players in 1964 were Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit and Jerry West.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1964.
"Hello, Dolly!" by Louis Armstrong would go on to win a Grammy for 1964's Song of the Year.
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.
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.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1964.
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.
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.
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.
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Television shows that people were watching in January, 1964.
My Favorite Martian
Sci-fi sitcom starring Ray Walston as Uncle Martin O'Hara.
The Farmer's Daughter
Sitcom starring Inger Stevens as Katy Holstrum.
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.
Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.
Adventure crime drama.
The Andy Griffith Show
Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
The Twilight Zone
TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
American Western series.
American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
77 Sunset Strip
Private detective drama series.
Legal drama series.
American western series.
Western drama series.
The Danny Thomas Show
American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
The Jack Benny Program
25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.
What's My Line?
Panel game show.
The Ed Sullivan Show
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.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1964.
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
Davey and Goliath
The Dick Tracy Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
Noggin the Nog
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
Heckle and Jeckle
The Gumby Show
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Tom and Jerry
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1964.
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
The Easy-Bake Oven
Etch A Sketch
Matchbox toy cars
Metal House robots
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 of their early childhood.
If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out January 12th, 1970, instead.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on January 12th, 1964.
Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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