The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1964

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover (1874 - 1964)

American politician, 31st President of the United States
Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (1889 - 1964)

Indian politician
Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming (1908 - 1964)

English author
Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke (1931 - 1964)

American singer-songwriter
Emilio Aguinaldo

Emilio Aguinaldo (1869 - 1964)

Filipino statesman
Cole Porter

Cole Porter (1891 - 1964)

American composer and songwriter
Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre (1904 - 1964)

Hungarian actor
Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson (1907 - 1964)

American biologist and writer
Alvin York

Alvin York (1887 - 1964)

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient
Alan Ladd

Alan Ladd (1913 - 1964)

American actor
Jim Reeves

Jim Reeves (1923 - 1964)

American singer-songwriter
Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx (1888 - 1964)

American comedian and actor
Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt (1925 - 1964)

Indian actor and director
Gracie Allen

Gracie Allen (1895 - 1964)

American actress and comedian
Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor (1892 - 1964)

Actor, singer, dancer and comedian
Leó Szilárd

Leó Szilárd (1898 - 1964)

Hungarian-American physicist
Norbert Wiener

Norbert Wiener (1894 - 1964)

American mathematician
Carl Van Vechten

Carl Van Vechten (1880 - 1964)

American writer and photographer
Alfred Blalock

Alfred Blalock (1899 - 1964)

American surgeon
Palmiro Togliatti

Palmiro Togliatti (1893 - 1964)

Italian communist leader
Art Ross

Art Ross (1886 - 1964)

Canadian ice hockey player, coach, executive and innovator
Happy Felsch

Happy Felsch (1891 - 1964)

Major League Baseball outfielder
Fred Hutchinson

Fred Hutchinson (1919 - 1964)

American Major League Baseball player, Major League Baseball manager
Pat Frank

Pat Frank (1908 - 1964)

Journalist and author
Leopold Mannes

Leopold Mannes (1899 - 1964)

American Jewish musician
Cliff Sterrett

Cliff Sterrett (1883 - 1964)

American cartoonist
George Roby Dempster

George Roby Dempster (1887 - 1964)

Businessman, inventor, politician
Allen Adler

Allen Adler (1916 - 1964)

American politician
Guy S. Meloy Jr.

Guy S. Meloy Jr. (1903 - 1964)

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal