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July 26th, 1964.

July 26th, 1964, was a Sunday. It was day 208 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since July 26th, 1964.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Born on July 26th, 1964.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Sandra Bullock: Actress.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
  • United Kingdom: A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
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Take me back to July 26th, 1964!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 26th, 1964 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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 Rag Doll by The Four Seasons is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles 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 "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Wagon Train" and "My Favorite Martian". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Lassie", "Mighty Mouse Playhouse" and "Heckle and Jeckle". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Etch A Sketch, Ken (doll), Chatter Telephone and Big Loo.

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 July 26th, 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 begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food begins to replace 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.

  • 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 56 years, 10 months and 17 days have passed since July 26th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 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 July 26th, 1964, will be 56 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1964 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 26th, 1964, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 26th, 1964 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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.

Kid's TV shows on July 26th, 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
  • 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 July 26th, 1970 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 26th of July.

  • July 26th, 1943: Mick Jagger (Singer) turned 21 on this day in 1964.
  • July 26th, 1959: Kevin Spacey (Actor) turned 5 on this day in 1964.
  • July 26th, 1967: Jason Statham (Actor) was born exactly 3 years after this date.
  • July 26th, 1973: Kate Beckinsale (Actress) was born exactly 9 years after this date.
  • July 26th, 1980: Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand Prime Minister) was born exactly 16 years after this date.
  • July 26th, 1993: Stormzy (Rapper) was born exactly 29 years after this date.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 26th, 1964.

Irish Taoiseach.

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 26th, 1964 was most likely conceived around the 17th of October, 1963.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 26th, 1964 is close to the 5th of May, 1965.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 26th, 1964.

  • A total of 20,775 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,967 weeks have passed.
  • 1,794,960,000 seconds have passed since the July 26th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,094,120,000 times.
  • Since July 26th, 1964, the earth has travelled approximately 926,199,360,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 299,160,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,366,560 steps. That's about 68,607 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,539,520 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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