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May 13, 1964

May 13, 1964, was a Wednesday. It was 59 years, 11 months, and 2 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Birthdays

Born on May 13, 1964

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on May 13, 1964:

  • United States: "My Guy" by Mary Wells
  • United Kingdom: "Don't Throw Your Love Away" by The Searchers

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 13, 1964

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Hello, Dolly! - Louis Armstrong And The All Stars
  • Do You Want To Know A Secret - The Beatles
  • My Guy - Mary Wells
  • Bits And Pieces - The Dave Clark Five
  • Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Play the top singles 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.
The Pink Panther

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Pink Panther" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 21,887 days ago. Approximately 730 months have passed. It was the 134th day of 1964, in week 20. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on May 13, 1964, are now 59 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1964 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. We have gone through approximately 243 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to May 13, 1964

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is May 13, 1964, and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

The summer of 1964 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished. In America, the song "My Guy" by Mary Wells is at the top of the singles charts, while "Don't Throw Your Love Away" by The Searchers is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie The Pink Panther is at the top of the box office.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Jack Benny Program", "Wagon Train", "Bonanza", and "The Twilight Zone". 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 still be alive. Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse", "The Bugs Bunny Show", and "The Mighty Hercules".

Children are playing with toys such as Astrobase, Big Loo, the Easy-Bake Oven, and G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 13, 1964.

  • Beatlemania.

    Beatlemania

    In 1964, "Beatlemania" hit the United States. During this time, the word "Beatlemania" was often used to describe the fanaticism that surrounded the English rock group.
  • 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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

    US President Lyndon B. Johnson was named Time Person of the Year in 1964.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, 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

    The United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May 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

    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.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 13, 1964.

  • May 2, 1964: FA Cup Final 1964: West Ham United defeat Preston North End 3-2.
  • This date: May 13, 1964
  • May 27, 1964: Football: Internazionale win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 3-1.
  • June 12, 1964: Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison for sabotage.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 13, 1964, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 13, 1964 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV series on May 13, 1964

TV audiences were watching the following shows on May 13, 1964:

TV shows from May 1964.

My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Wagon Train
Wagon Train
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 1964

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
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
Toys

Toys in 1964

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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

Were you born on May 13, 1964?

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 May 13, 1970, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 13.

Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur

Actress Deceased
Born on May 13, 1922
She turned 42 on this day in 1964.

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

Singer
Born on May 13, 1950
He turned 14 on this day in 1964.

Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman

Basketball player
Born on May 13, 1961
He turned 3 on this day in 1964.

Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure

Ivorian soccer player
Born on May 13, 1983
He was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson

English actor
Born on May 13, 1986
He was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan

Actress
Born on May 13, 1993
She was born exactly 29 years after this date.

Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku

Soccer player
Born on May 13, 1993
He was born exactly 29 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on May 13, 1964.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 13, 1964 was most likely conceived around August 21, 1963.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 13, 1964 is close to February 3, 1965.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 13, 1964:

  • 21,887 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,126 weeks have passed.
  • 1,891,036,800 seconds have passed since May 13, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,206,209,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 975,774,988,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 315,172,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 162,629,165 steps. That's roughly 72,280 miles.
  • 22,692,442 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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