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June 24th, 1964.

June 24th, 1964, was a Wednesday. It was day 176 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

57 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since June 24th, 1964.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 24th, 1964.

  • United States: A World Without Love - Peter & Gordon
  • United Kingdom: It's Over - Roy Orbison
Play the top hits 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 Carpetbaggers

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Carpetbaggers" was at the top of the box office on June 24th, 1964.

Take me back to June 24th, 1964!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 24th, 1964 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song A World Without Love by Peter & Gordon is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, It's Over by Roy Orbison is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Carpetbaggers 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?", "The Danny Thomas Show", "Perry Mason" and "My Favorite Martian". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Lassie", "The Gumby Show" and "The Mighty Hercules".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Ken (doll), Big Loo, the Easy-Bake Oven 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 24th, 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 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.

  • 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.

    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1964.

  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    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.

  • The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    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.

  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones.

    During the first half of the 1960s, rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did exist at this time, they were relatively uncommon.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 57 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since June 24th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 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 24th, 1964, will be 57 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1964 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 24th, 1964.

  • May 27th, 1964: Football: Internazionale win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 3-1.
  • June 12th, 1964: Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison for sabotage.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • June 21st, 1964: Civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner are murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi.
  • This date: June 24th, 1964
  • July 16th, 1964: A race riot breaks out in Harlem following the police shooting of a 15-year-old African American teenager called James Powell.

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 24th, 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 .
  • 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 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 24th, 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

Kid's TV shows on June 24th, 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

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out June 24th, 1970 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 24th.

Charles Whitman

Mass murderer. Deceased
Born on June 24th, 1941
He turned 23 on this day in 1964.

Mick Fleetwood

British musician.
Born on June 24th, 1947
He turned 17 on this day in 1964.

Solange Knowles

Singer.
Born on June 24th, 1986
She was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Lionel Messi

Argentine Soccer player.
Born on June 24th, 1987
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Tana Mongeau

Internet personality.
Born on June 24th, 1998
She was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of June.

  • St. John's Day

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on June 24th, 1964.

UK Prime Minister.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 24th, 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 24th, 1964.

  • A total of 20,934 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,990 weeks have passed.
  • 1,808,697,600 seconds have passed since the June 24th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,110,147,200 times.
  • Since June 24th, 1964, the earth has travelled approximately 933,287,961,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 301,449,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 155,547,994 steps. That's about 69,132 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,704,371 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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