What Happened on December 17, 1964

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Goldfinger", 3rd James Bond film, starring Sean Connery and Honor Blackman premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Brown, actor (Buzz-Mama's Family), born in NYC, New York
  • Frank Musil, Pardubice Cze, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • Ginger Wildheart [David Leslie Walls], British singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Wildhearts), born in Suth Shields, Tyne & Wear, England
  • Joe Wolf, NBA forward/center (Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets)
  • Michele Tafoya, American sportscaster
  • Tyrone Braxton, NFL safety (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1883)
1964 Highlights

About December 17, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come See About Me - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: I Feel Fine - The Beatles