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June 17th, 1964.

June 17th, 1964, was a Wednesday. It was day 169 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since June 17th, 1964.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1964.

  • United States: Chapel Of Love - Dixie Cups
  • United Kingdom: You're My World - Cilla Black

Take me back to June 17th, 1964!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 17th, 1964 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Chapel Of Love by Dixie Cups is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, You're My World by Cilla Black is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and Sir Alec Douglas-Home is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Rawhide", "Bonanza", "The Twilight Zone" and "Hazel".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Mighty Mouse Playhouse", "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" and "The Flintstones". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Troll doll, Big Loo, Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots and Motorific (slot car toys).

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 June 17th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 56 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since June 17th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 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 June 17th, 1964, will be 56 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1964 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 17th, 1964.

  • May 27th, 1964: Football: Internazionale win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 3-1.
  • June 16th, 1964: Moors murders: 12-year-old Keith Bennett is murdered by Ian Brady.
  • This date: June 17th, 1964
  • June 19th, 1964: The last episode of The Twilight Zone is aired.
  • June 21st, 1964: A late goal from Marcelino Martínez helps Spain to secure a 2-1 victory over the Soviet Union in the 1964 European Nations' Cup Final.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 17th, 1964, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 17th, 1964 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Hazel - Sitcom about a live-in maid called Hazel Burke.
  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • The Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Gunsmoke - 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 17th, 1964.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1964.

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

  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
  • Hamilton Invaders
  • The 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, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 17th of June.

  • June 17th, 1882: Igor Stravinsky (Russian composer) (Deceased)
  • June 17th, 1980: Venus Williams (Tennis player) was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June.

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on June 17th, 1964.

UK Prime Minister.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1964.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 1964.

  • A total of 20,780 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,968 weeks have passed.
  • 1,795,392,000 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,094,624,000 times.
  • Since June 17th, 1964, the earth has travelled approximately 926,422,272,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 299,232,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,403,712 steps. That's about 68,624 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,544,704 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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