Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 24 May 1964

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrice Martin and Pat Verbeek. In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells. In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Le Trou, directed by Jacques Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Horizon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1964 or at May 24 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 May 1964 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Le Trou

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Andr Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin

Country: United States

More info

Viva Las Vegas

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova

Country: United States

More info

What a Way to Go!

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

More info

Black Sabbath

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Michle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

More info

The Horror of Party Beach

Directed by: Del Tenney

Starring: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allan Laurel

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 24 May 1964!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?


Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info


Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Mary Roos, Herta Konrad, Paul Kuhn

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug


Starring: Pierre Vernier, Pierre Collet, Alain Dekok, Hubert Deschamps

Country: France

Die Drehscheibe

Starring: Bielefelder Kinderchor, Udo Jürgens, Dunja Rajter, Oldwig Jancke

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1964 ?

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrice Martin: French water skier who was European champion at 13 and world champion at 14.
  • Pat Verbeek: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
  • Christian Hecq
  • Liz McColgan: Scottish middle and long-distance runner, a silver medal champion at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.
  • Adrian Moorhouse: British 100m breaststroker (1988 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
See other famous people born on 24 May
  • 18th Tony Awards: Luther and Hello Dolly win.
  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open Invitational.
  • Panic in Lima, Peru soccer stadium; 300 killed.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 24 May 1964 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1964?

Life magazine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

By: John Le Carre

The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from Viking in September 2016The 50th-anniversary edition of the bestselling novel that launched John le Carré’s career worldwide In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, ...

More info

When The Cheering Stopped

By: Gene Smith

The extraordinary story of Woodrow Wilson's last years in the White House and after, and the part played by his wife when the nation was without a President able to perform

More info

Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

More info

A Moveable Feast

By: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 24 May 1964 is such a special date for you!