October 16, 1964: Day of the Week
October 16, 1964 was the 290th day of the year 1964 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 76 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 59 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $10,219.00 today.
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Here’s the October 1964 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1964 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Dragon is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
October 16, 1964 Historical Event(s)
- 1964Soviet leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin are inaugurated as General Secretary of the CPSU and Premier, respectively and the collective leadership is established.
- 1964The People’s Republic of China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
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