26th of May, 1964

The 26th of May, 1964, fell on a Tuesday. Day 147 of 1964. Decade: 1960s.

56 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since the 26th of May, 1964.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Lenny Kravitz: Singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of May, 1964:

  • United States: Love Me Do - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: You're My World - Cilla Black

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 26th of May, 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.

  • Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"

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

  • My Fair Lady

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 56 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since the 26th of May, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 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 26th of May, 1964, will be 56 years of age.
  • People born in 1964 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of May, 1964:

  • 2nd of May, 1964: FA Cup Final 1964: West Ham United defeat Preston North End 3-2.
  • 27th of May, 1964: Football: Internazionale win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 3-1.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of May, 1964, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of May, 1964 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

1964 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1964.

"Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long" - "The Patty Duke Show" - "The Mighty Hercules" - "Davey and Goliath" - "Mister Ed" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "The Flintstones" - "My Three Sons" - "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1964 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1964:

  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
  • Hamilton Invaders
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Big Loo
  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Astrobase
  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 26th of May, 1964.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of May, 1964 was probably conceived around the 17th of August, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of May, 1964 is the 5th of March, 1965. (Rough Estimate).

26th of May

Events that have occurred on the 26th of May:

  • 26th of May, 1980: 2,000 people are killed in South Korea when military forces clash with pro-democracy protesters.
  • 26th of May, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • 26th of May, 2004: Porto win the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 26th of May, 2004: The Day After Tomorrow (2004) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2004: Fantasia Barrino wins Season 3 of American Idol.
  • 26th of May, 1967: The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released by The Beatles.
  • 26th of May, 1982: Football: Aston Villa win the European Cup after defeating Bayern Munich 1-0.
  • 26th of May, 1983: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after they beat Brighton 4-0 in a replay.
  • 26th of May, 1989: Arsenal win the Football League in the final game of the season after Michael Thomas scores a late winner against Liverpool.
  • 26th of May, 1993: Menace II Society (1993) is released.
  • 26th of May, 1995: The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.
  • 26th of May, 2006: The video game "Hitman: Blood Money" is released.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
  • 26th of May, 2009: Mike Tyson's three-year-old daughter Exodus passes away after suffering an accident on an exercise treadmill.
  • 26th of May, 2010: Lee DeWyze wins the 9th season of American Idol.
  • 26th of May, 2010: Real Madrid sack manager Manuel Pellegrini.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
  • 26th of May, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of May, 1964.

  • 20,456 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,767,398,400 seconds have passed since the 26th of May, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,061,964,800 times.
  • Since the 26th of May, 1964, earth has travelled approximately 911,977,574,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 294,566,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 151,996,262 steps. That's about 67,554 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,208,781 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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