August 24th, 1964

August 24th, 1964, fell on a Monday. It was day 237 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since August 24th, 1964.



Fictional Date

August 24th, 1964 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • Metal Gear Solid 3 (Game): The game begins when Snake enters Tselinoyarsk, Russia, via the world's first HALO jump.

Music Singles

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

  • United States: Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes
  • United Kingdom: Have I The Right - Honeycombs

Take Me Back!

The date is August 24th, 1964 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. The summer of 1964 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Have I The Right by Honeycombs 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 Danny Thomas Show", "Gunsmoke", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mighty Mouse Playhouse", "The Gumby Show", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long". Popular toys include the likes of "Etch A Sketch", "Rock-a-Stack", "G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man" and "Army men".


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 August 24th, 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, 7 months and 29 days have passed since August 24th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 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 August 24th, 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 August 24th, 1964:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 24th, 1964, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 24th, 1964 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

1964 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been 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
  • 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 noteable people who were born on the 24th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on August 24th, 1964?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 24th, 1964?

  • Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 24th, 1964 was probably conceived around the 15th of November, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 24th, 1964 is the 3rd of June, 1965. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 24th, 1964.

  • 20,695 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,788,048,000 seconds have passed since the August 24th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,086,056,000 times.
  • Since August 24th, 1964, earth has travelled approximately 922,632,768,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 298,008,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,772,128 steps. That's about 68,343 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,456,576 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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