Events in year of 1964

  • 01-01Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland dissolved
  • 01-01KNMT TV channel 12 in Walker, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 01-01KTVS TV channel 3 in Sterling, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 01-02Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan
  • 01-02Failed assassination attempt on President Nkrumah of Ghana
  • 01-03Jack Paar Show, shows a clip of the Beatles singing "She Loves You"
  • 01-05Pope Paul VI visits Jordan and Israel
  • 01-05San Diego Chargers win AFL-championship
  • 01-06Charlie Finlay announces he wants to move Kansas City Athletics to Louisville
  • 01-07Bahamas becomes self-governing
  • 01-07Dick Weber rolls highest bowling game in air (Boeing 707)
  • 01-08European Parliament accept Mansholt Plan
  • 01-08President Lyndon B Johnson declares "War on Poverty"
  • 01-09Anti-US rioting broke out in Panama Canal Zone
  • 01-10Battles between moslems and hindus in Calcutta
  • 01-10Panama severs diplomatic relations with US
  • 01-10US version of "That Was The Week That Was, " premieres
  • 01-11Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" is #80 in US (Cashbox)
  • 01-11Panama ends diplomatic relations with US
  • 01-11US Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking may be hazardous
  • 01-12NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-17
  • 01-12Revolution overthrows Sultan of Zanzibar, 1 month after independence
  • 01-13Karol Wojtyla becomes Archbishop of Krakow
  • 01-1414th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-107 at Boston
  • 01-14Bapu Nadkarni 32-27-5-0 vs. England, 21 maiden overs in a row
  • 01-15Baseball agrees to hold a free-agent draft in New York City
  • 01-15Teamsters negotiate 1st national labor contract
  • 01-16"Hello, Dolly!" opens at St. James Theater NYC for 2,844 performances
  • 01-16AL owners vote 9-1 against Charlie Finley moving Kansas City Athletics to Louisville
  • 01-18Beatles 1st appear on Billboard Chart (I Want to Hold Your Hand-#35)

People born in year of 1964

  • 01-01DeDee Pfeiffer: Actress (Cybill)
  • 01-02Christopher John Gray: Priest
  • 01-02Pernell Whitaker: Boxer (Olympic Gold)
  • 01-03Cheryl Miller: Riverside, California -- Basketball player (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 01-04Stephanie Maxwell-Pierson: Somerville, New Jersey -- US rower (1992 Olympics)
  • 01-05John Erickson: Woodland Hills, California -- Golfer (1991 Windsor Charity)
  • 01-05Ted Harris Poley: Englewood, New Jersey -- Rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It)
  • 01-05Tracy Ham: CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 01-06Charles Haley: NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 01-07Francisco Maciel: Mexico -- Tennis star
  • 01-08Virgil Hill: Missouri, United States -- Middleweight boxer (1984 Olympics - Silver Medalist)
  • 01-10Karen Josephson: Bristol, Connecticut -- Synchronized swimmer (1992 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 01-10Krista Tesreau: St. Louis, Missouri -- Actress (Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings)
  • 01-10Sarah Josephson: Bristol, Connecticut -- Synchronized swimmer (1992 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 01-12Laura Gildemeister: Argentina -- Tennis star
  • 01-12Lynne Marie Thurik: Vancouver, Washington -- Miss Washington-America (1991)
  • 01-14Sergei Nemchinov: Moscow, Russia -- NHL center (NY Islanders, Olympics - Silver - 1998)
  • 01-14Steven Soderbergh: Writer (Mimi, Schizoplis)
  • 01-15Cees van der de Linden: Soccer player
  • 01-15Paula Schnurr: Kirkland Lake, Ontario -- 1.5k (1992, 96 Olympics - 8th Place)
  • 01-16Gail Graham: Vanderhoof, British Columbia -- LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon)
  • 01-16Mark Collins: NFL cornerback / safety (New York Giants, KC Chiefs, Green Bay Packers)
  • 01-17Jeff Tabaka: US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • 01-18Brady Anderson: Silver Spring, Maryland -- Outfielder (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 01-18Jenny Holliday: Australian softball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist)
  • 01-20Ozzie Guillen: Oculare del Tuy, Venezuela -- Shortstop (Chicago White Sox)
  • 01-20Ron Harper: NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)
  • 01-20Victoria Sellers: London, England -- Actress (Crime Zone, Warlords)
  • 01-22Ann Rowe: Auburn, Maine -- Miss Maine-America (1991)
  • 01-22Maria Ellingsen: Reykjavik, Iceland -- Actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara)

People died in year of 1964

  • 01-01Otto Emanuel Olsson: Composer, dies at 84
  • 01-01Rika Hopper: Dutch actress (Comedia, Anastasia), dies at about 86
  • 01-04Ralph Dumke: Actor (Movieland Quiz), dies at 64
  • 01-06Edgar Maass: German / US Author (Verdun), dies at 67
  • 01-07Colin C McPhee: Composer (H2O, Mechanical Princibles), dies at 62
  • 01-08Arnoldus JC Krafft: Theologist (Atlas of the Netherlands Antilles), dies at 71
  • 01-08Julius Raab: Austrian chancellor (1953-61), dies at 72
  • 01-09Halide Edib Adevar / Salih: Turkish feminist (Handan), dies at about 80
  • 01-10A Marja: Dutch Author (Man of Day & Night), dies at 46
  • 01-15Weldon John "Jack" Teagarden: US jazz trombonist / singer, dies at 58
  • 01-17Terence Hanbury White: Novelist (England Have My Bones), dies at 57
  • 01-20Jan Rychlik: Composer, dies at 47
  • 01-21Joseph Schildkraut: Actor (Cleopatra, Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 68
  • 01-22Marc Blitzstein: US Composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
  • 01-23Louis Horst: Composer, dies at 80
  • 01-27Lieb Glantz: Composer, dies at 65
  • 01-29Alan Ladd: Actor (Shane), dies at 50 in Palm Springs, California
  • 01-30Berthold Altaner: German church historian, dies at 80
  • 02-04Siegfried T Bok: Neurobiologist / anatomist (Cybernetica), dies at 71
  • 02-06Sophocles Venizelos: Premier of Greece (1944, 50-51), dies at 69
  • 02-07Hermann A J Kees: German egyptologist, dies at 77
  • 02-07Lillian Copeland: US discus thrower (1932 Olympics - Gold Medalist), dies at 59
  • 02-09Willie Bryant: Singer (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 55
  • 02-15Ken Hubbs: 2nd baseman (Chicago Cubs), dies in plane crash at 22
  • 02-22Edie Martin: Actor (Titfield Thunderbolt), dies at 84
  • 02-24Frank Conroy: Actor (Midnight Mary, Threat), dies at 73
  • 02-28Dirk HW Filarski: Painter / lithographer (Bergen School), dies at 78
  • 02-29Frank Albertson: Actor (Chico & Man, Room Service), dies at 55
  • 02-29Victor van Straelen: Flemish biologist / paleontologist, dies at 74
  • 03-01Sergius Kagen: Composer, dies at 54

Events in year of 1965

  • 01-01International Cooperation Year begins
  • 01-01Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms
  • 01-02Martin Luther King Jr begins a drive to register black voters
  • 01-02New York Jets sign quarterback Joe Namath
  • 01-02Obverse design of all Canadian coins is changed to depict present-day
  • 01-06Geoff Boycott takes 3-47 against South Africa, his best Test bowling
  • 01-07France announces it will convert $150 million of its currency to gold
  • 01-08Star of India returned to American Museum of Natural History
  • 01-09"Beatles65" album goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 01-10Bollingen prize for poetry awarded to Horace Gregory
  • 01-10NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 34-14
  • 01-10WKBD TV channel 50 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 01-12"Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV
  • 01-12At 10:58 am PST burn up a nuclear rocket in Nevada
  • 01-15Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Michigan forms
  • 01-16"Oh What a Lovely War" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 125 performances
  • 01-16"Outer Limits" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 01-16AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-14
  • 01-18H L de Vries appointed Dutch Governor of Suriname
  • 01-20Beatles appear on Shindig (ABC-TV)
  • 01-20Byrds record "Mr Tambourine Man"
  • 01-20Generalissimo Francisco Franco meets with Jewish representatives to discuss legitimizing Jewish communities in Spain
  • 01-20JPL proposes modified Apollo flight to fly around Mars and return
  • 01-21Persians Premier Ali Mansoer injured
  • 01-22US launches TIROS 9 weather satellite
  • 01-23"King Family Show" (musical variety) premieres on ABC TV
  • 01-23Boston Celtic center Bill Russell misses all 14 shots in loss to Philadelphia Warriors led by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 01-23BPAA All-Star Tournament won by Dick Weber
  • 01-26South Vietnam milt coup under general Nguyen Khanh
  • 01-271st ground station-to-aircraft radio communication via satellite

People born in year of 1965

  • 01-01Andrew O Valmon: Brooklyn, New York -- 400m runner
  • 01-01Harry Galbreath: NFL guard (Green Bay Packers)
  • 01-02Diane Lane: NYC, New York -- Actress (Streets of Fire, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove)
  • 01-02Greg Swindell: Fort Worth, Texas -- Pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians)
  • 01-02Russ Courtnall: Duncan -- NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 01-03Daniel Stubbs: NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins)
  • 01-04David Glasper: Rocker (Breathe-All I Need)
  • 01-04Guy Forget: Morocco -- Tennis star
  • 01-04Jergus Baca: Liptovsky Mikulas, Czechoslovakia -- IHL defenseman (Team Slovakia 98)
  • 01-04John Jackson: NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 01-04Kevin Wickander: US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 01-04Mitch Booth: Australian tornado yachter (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-05Rick Tuten: NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 01-06Christine Wachtel: E German running star (world indoor record 800m)
  • 01-06Jose Dejesus: US baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals)
  • 01-06Lindsay H Burns: Big Timber, Montana -- Rower (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist)
  • 01-06Tim McDonald: NFL player (SF 49ers)
  • 01-08Eric Wohlberg: Sudbury, Ontario -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-08Michelle Forbes: Actress (Julianna Cox-Homicide)
  • 01-09Atsuo Kudo: Hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • 01-09Carin Garbarra: East Orange, New Jersey -- Soccer forward (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-09Cindy Brooks: East Hampton, Connecticut -- Rower (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-09Darren Bennett: NFL punter (SD Chargers)
  • 01-09Georg Franz: Straubing, Germany -- Hockey forward (Team Germany, Landshut)
  • 01-09Muggsy Bogues: NBA guard (SF Warriors)
  • 01-09Vincent Brown: NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • 01-10James Washington: NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins)
  • 01-10Nathan: Rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • 01-11Barbara Belding: San Diego, California -- WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th - 1994)
  • 01-11Joely Richardson: London, England -- Actress (Body Contact, Wetherby)

People died in year of 1965

  • 01-01Gertrude Michael: Actress (Caged, Cleopatra), dies at 53
  • 01-01Juan Bautista Plaza-Alfonzo: Composer, dies at 66
  • 01-02Staf Gustaf Frans Nees: Composer, dies at 63
  • 01-03Betty Harte: Entertainer, dies at 82
  • 01-03Julius Tannen: Comedian, dies at 84
  • 01-04T S Eliot: Poet (Washed Country), dies in London at 76
  • 01-05Neil Craig: Actor (Calling Dr Kildare), dies at 73
  • 01-05Paul Arntzenius: Painter / graphic artist / etcher, dies at 81
  • 01-08Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod: Composer, dies at 74
  • 01-12Lorraine Hansberry: US playwright, dies in NYC, dies at 34
  • 01-12Porcupine: In Washington DC zoo, dies at 27 as the oldest known rodent
  • 01-15Pierre Ngendandumwe: Premier of Burundi, murdered
  • 01-19Frank Reicher: Actor (King Kong, Nazi Agent, Son of Kong), dies at 89
  • 01-20Alan Freed: DJ (Big Beat), dies at 42
  • 01-21Harvey Zorbaugh: Doctor / TV host (Play the Game), dies at 68
  • 01-24Winston Churchill: Prime Minister of Britain (C) (1940-45, 51-55), dies at 90
  • 01-25Staff Nees: Flemish Composer (Maria-oratorio), dies at 63
  • 01-26Ali Mansoer: Premier of Persia, murdered
  • 01-27Theo Uden Marsman: Dutch orchestra leader, dies at 63
  • 01-28Jef van Durme: Composer, dies at 57
  • 01-28Johan Fiolet: Dutch actor / director, dies at 63
  • 01-29Michael Spisak: Composer, dies at 50
  • 02-02Richard P Blackmur: United States -- Critic / publisher (Good European), dies at 61
  • 02-02Richard Wurz: Composer, dies at 79
  • 02-04U C Greyhound: Champion trotter (horse), dies at 33
  • 02-05Irving Bacon: Actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71
  • 02-12Henry Kulky: Actor (Otto-Life of Riley), dies at 53
  • 02-13Jerry Burke: Pianist (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • 02-13William H Kilpatrick: US Mathematician / philosopher, dies at 93
  • 02-14Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht: French Composer / conductor, dies at 84