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September 1, 1964

September 1, 1964, was a Tuesday. It was 59 years, 10 months, and 11 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

Birthdays

Born on September 1, 1964

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 1, 1964:

  • United States: "The House Of The Rising Sun" by Animals
  • United Kingdom: "Have I The Right" by The Honeycombs

The Billboard Hot 100 on September 1, 1964

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes
  • House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
  • Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin
  • A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
  • C'mon And Swim - Bobby Freeman
Play the top singles 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 Unsinkable Molly Brown

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" was at the top of the box office on September 1, 1964.

Facts

This date occurred 21,864 days ago. Approximately 729 months have passed. It was the 245th day of 1964, in week 36. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on September 1, 1964, are now 59 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1964 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. The Earth has experienced 243 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to September 1, 1964

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is September 1, 1964, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools and colleges are starting again, and fall has officially arrived. As a result, temperatures are beginning to cool, and trees are starting to shed their leaves.

Labor Day weekend is a few days away, which means that many Americans are planning barbecues and other social gatherings. In America, the song "The House Of The Rising Sun" by Animals is at the top of the singles charts, while "Have I The Right" by The Honeycombs is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie The Unsinkable Molly Brown is at the top of the box office.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Perry Mason", and "The Andy Griffith Show". 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. A musical fantasy film called "Mary Poppins" is currently being shown in movie theaters. 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 still be alive.

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "The Dick Tracy Show", "Davey and Goliath", and "The Mighty Hercules". Children are playing with toys such as Crater Critters, Matchbox toy cars, Army men, and Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on September 1, 1964.

  • The USA officially enters the Vietnam War.

    The USA officially enters the Vietnam War

    The United States officially entered the Vietnam War following the Gulf of Tonkin incident in August 1964. In March 1965, the US started a sustained aerial bombardment campaign against North Vietnamese forces. By the end of 1965, an estimated 184,300 US troops had entered the country.
  • 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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

    US President Lyndon B. Johnson was named Time Person of the Year in 1964.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around September 1, 1964.

  • August 2, 1964:
    • The Gulf of Tonkin incident takes place after the USS Maddox is attacked by North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats.
    • A race riot breaks out in Lafayette in Jersey City.
  • August 4, 1964: The bodies of missing civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner are discovered in Neshoba County, Mississippi.
  • August 11, 1964: The musical comedy film "A Hard Day's Night", starring The Beatles and Wilfrid Brambell, is released in the United States.
  • August 13, 1964: Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans become the last people to be executed in the United Kingdom.
  • August 16, 1964: General Nguyễn Khánh takes power in a coup d'état in South Vietnam.
  • August 22, 1964: The first episode of the soccer highlights programme "Match of the Day" is aired on BBC.
  • August 27, 1964: The movie "Mary Poppins" is released.
  • August 28, 1964: A race riot begins in North Philadelphia following months of tension between black residents and police.
  • This date: September 1, 1964
  • September 15, 1964: The Sun newspaper is founded in the United Kingdom.
  • September 26, 1964: The first episode of the sitcom "Gilligan's Island" is aired on television.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 1, 1964, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 1, 1964 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in September 1964

Television shows that people were watching in September 1964:

TV shows from September 1964.

My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Wagon Train
Wagon Train
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
The Danny Thomas Show
The Danny Thomas 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.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in September 1964

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules

Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Mister Ed
Mister Ed
The Dick Tracy Show
The Dick Tracy Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Toys

Toys in 1964

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Army men
Army men
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
Hamilton Invaders
Hamilton Invaders
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Big Loo
Big Loo
Mouse Trap
Mouse Trap
Tammy (doll)
Tammy (doll)
Chatter Telephone
Chatter Telephone
Rock-a-Stack
Rock-a-Stack

Were you born on September 1, 1964?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out September 1, 1970, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on September 1.

Conway Twitty

Conway Twitty

American country singer Deceased
Born on September 1, 1933
He turned 31 on this day in 1964.

Dr. Phil McGraw

Dr. Phil McGraw

Television host
Born on September 1, 1950
He turned 14 on this day in 1964.

Bam Bam Bigelow

Bam Bam Bigelow

Wrestler Deceased
Born on September 1, 1961
He turned 3 on this day in 1964.

Ricardo Antonio Chavira

Ricardo Antonio Chavira

Actor
Born on September 1, 1971
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge

English soccer player
Born on September 1, 1989
He was born exactly 25 years after this date.

Zendaya

Zendaya

Actress
Born on September 1, 1996
She was born exactly 32 years after this date.

Jungkook

Jungkook

BTS member
Born on September 1, 1997
He was born exactly 33 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on September 1, 1964.

UK

UK Prime Minister

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

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 1, 1964 was most likely conceived around December 10, 1963.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 1, 1964 is close to May 25, 1965.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about September 1, 1964:

  • 21,864 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,123 weeks have passed.
  • 1,889,049,600 seconds have passed since September 1, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,203,891,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 974,749,593,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 314,841,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 162,458,266 steps. That's roughly 72,204 miles.
  • 22,668,595 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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