The 12th of October, 1964, fell on a Monday. Day 286 of 1964. Decade: 1960s.
55 years, 3 months and 14 days have passed since the 12th of October, 1964.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 12th of October, 1964:
American socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer is murdered in Washington D.C.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of October, 1964:
United States: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
United Kingdom: Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
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 the 12th of October, 1964.
Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"
"Hello, Dolly!" by Louis Armstrong would go on to win a Grammy for 1964's Song of the Year.
Lyndon B. Johnson.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1964.
My Fair Lady
"My Fair Lady" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of October:
12th of October, 1984: The Brighton hotel bombing occurs when the Provisional IRA attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
12th of October, 1998: American student Matthew Shepard passes away after being tortured and left to die in a field in Wyoming. The case receives widespread media attention as it is considered by many to be a hate crime
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of October, 1964.
20,194 days have passed since this date.
1,744,765,200 seconds have passed since the 12th of October, 1964.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,035,559,400 times.
Since the 12th of October, 1964, earth has travelled approximately 900,298,843,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 290,794,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 150,049,807 steps. That's about 66,689 miles!
Since this date, 20,937,182 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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