September 1964 calendar

September 1964

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1964.
The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1964: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1964?


  • 01 Sep 1964 Masanori Murakami is 1st Japanese player in majors
  • 02 Sep 1964 Indonesian paratroopers lands in Malaysia
  • 03 Sep 1964 US attorney general Robert Kennedy resigns
  • 04 Sep 1964 Eduardo Frei elected President of Chile
  • 07 Sep 1964 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Valhalla Golf Open
  • 09 Sep 1964 German DR government allows short visits to West Germany
  • 10 Sep 1964 Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA) forms
  • 11 Sep 1964 George Harrison forms Mornyork Ltd music publishing company
  • 12 Sep 1964 Typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, causing $17.5 million damage.
  • 13 Sep 1964 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council opens in Rome
  • 14 Sep 1964 WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 15 Sep 1964 Beatles play at Public Auditorium in Cleveland
  • 16 Sep 1964 Shindig premieres on ABC-TV
  • 17 Sep 1964 Bewitched premieres on ABC TV
  • 18 Sep 1964 Greek King Constantine II marries Danish Princess Anne-Marie
  • 20 Sep 1964 Paramount Theater (NYC) presented the Beatles with Steve and Eydie
  • 21 Sep 1964 Reds Chico Ruiz steals home, beats Phillies 1-0. Phillies start a 10 game losing streak that gives Cards the pennant
  • 22 Sep 1964 Fiddler on the Roof opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 performances
  • 23 Sep 1964 Fiddler on the Roof with Zero Mostel premieres in New York City
  • 24 Sep 1964 Munsters premieres on TV
  • 25 Sep 1964 Jens Otto Krag forms minority government in Denmark
  • 26 Sep 1964 Braves (25) and Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn
  • 27 Sep 1964 Despite 3 HRs by Johnny Callison, Phils are 14-8 losers to Braves
  • 28 Sep 1964 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland
  • 29 Sep 1964 Greece and Bulgaria close boundaries
  • 30 Sep 1964 Oh What a Lovely War opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 125 performances
  • 13 Sep 1964 Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd of 20,000 West Berliners on Sunday, in Waldbühne.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1964?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The House Of The Rising Sun
  2. - Oh, Pretty Woman
  3. - Where Did Our Love Go
  4. - Bread And Butter
  5. - Do Wah Diddy Diddy

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
  2. - You Really Got Me
  3. - A Hard Day's Night
  4. - Have I The Right?
  5. - I'm Into Something Good


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1964?

Crisis In Black And White by Charles E. Silberman

Crisis In Black And White


"Crisis in Black and White" is a strong and uncompromising analysis of America's 'the Negro problem. It is the best book on American society ever published.

The Naked Society by Vance Packard

The Naked Society


The Naked Society, originally published 1964, was the first book to address how then-new technologies like hidden microphones, hidden cameras, modern filing system, and the polygraph lie detector could be used.

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy


Pierre Salinger and Sander Vandocur published A Tribute to John F. Kennedy in Encyclopaedia Britannica 1964. No edition was given. Description: Black boards featuring the President's signature on the front and dates.

The Italians by Luigi Barzini

The Italians


In this consummate portrait of the Italian people, bestselling author, publisher, journalist, and politician Luigi Barzini delves deeply into the Italian national character, discovering both its great qualities and its imperfections.Barzini

This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart

This Rough Magic


Lucy visits her sister Lucy in Corfu for a visit. She is thrilled to learn that Sir Julian Gale is renting the castello over their villa to him, one of England's brightest lights.