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October 14th, 1964

October 14th, 1964, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 288 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since October 14th, 1964.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 14th, 1964:

  • Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. receives the Nobel Peace Prize.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 14th, 1964:

  • United States: Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
  • United Kingdom: Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

Take Me Back!

The date is October 14th, 1964 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Rawhide", "Bonanza" and "The Andy Griffith Show".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Lassie", "The Flintstones" and "The Bugs Bunny Show". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Rock-a-Stack", "Chatter Telephone", "Big Loo" and "Motorific (slot car toys)".


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 October 14th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 56 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since October 14th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 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 October 14th, 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 October 14th, 1964:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 14th, 1964, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 14th, 1964 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • 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 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.

"Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "Jonny Quest" - "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" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "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 and historical figures that were born on the 14th of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on October 14th, 1964.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 14th, 1964 was probably conceived around the 5th of January, 1964. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 14th, 1964 is the 24th of July, 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 October 14th, 1964.

  • 20,471 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,768,698,000 seconds have passed since the October 14th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,063,481,000 times.
  • Since October 14th, 1964, earth has travelled approximately 912,648,168,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 294,783,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 152,108,028 steps. That's about 67,604 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,224,376 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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