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June 21st, 1964.

June 21st, 1964, was a Sunday. It was day 173 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since June 21st, 1964.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on 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.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 21st, 1964.

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

Take me back to June 21st, 1964!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 21st, 1964 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 "Gunsmoke", "Wagon Train", "Perry Mason" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Heckle and Jeckle", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "The Mighty Hercules". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Astrobase, Ken (doll), Hamilton Invaders 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 21st, 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 56 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since June 21st, 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 21st, 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 21st, 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.
  • June 19th, 1964: The last episode of The Twilight Zone is aired.
  • This date: June 21st, 1964

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 21st, 1964, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • 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: Water.
  • 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: June 21st, 1964 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on June 21st, 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 21st of June.

  • June 21st, 1953: Benazir Bhutto (Pakistani Prime Minister) (Deceased)
  • June 21st, 1982: Prince William (Duke of Cambridge) was born exactly 18 years after this date.
  • June 21st, 1983: Edward Snowden (American whistleblower) was born exactly 19 years after this date.
  • June 21st, 1985: Lana Del Rey (Singer) was born exactly 21 years after this date.
  • June 21st, 1997: Rebecca Black (Singer) was born exactly 33 years after this date.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on June 21st, 1964.

UK Prime Minister.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 21st, 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 21st, 1964.

  • A total of 20,777 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,968 weeks have passed.
  • 1,795,132,800 seconds have passed since the June 21st, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,094,321,600 times.
  • Since June 21st, 1964, the earth has travelled approximately 926,288,524,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 299,188,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,381,421 steps. That's about 68,614 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,541,594 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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