What Happened on October 27, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Ben Franklin in Paris" opens at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 215 performances
  • Congo rebel leader Christopher Gbenye holds 60 Americans & 800 Belgians

Famous Birthdays

  • Jill Hetherington, Brampton Ontario, tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • Mark Taylor, cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994)
  • Mary Meagher-Plant, 100m butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-84, 88)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Singers Sonny & Cher wed, Cher wore bell-bottoms

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop

Famous Deaths

  • Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63
  • Willi Bredel, German writer, dies at 63