What Happened on March 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Ford Mustang produced
  • Creighton's Paul Silas grabs Midwest record 27 rebounds against Okla
  • Supreme Court issues NY Times vs Sullivan decision, public officials must prove malice to claim libel & recover damages

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Fandel, German football referee
  • Juliette Binoche, actress (Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • Phil Housley, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Oly-98), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
  • Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general/politician, dies at 93