On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "I Had a BaIl" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • "The Pink Panther" cartoon series premieres (Pink Phink)
  • During funeral service held for soul singer Sam Cooke, fans cause damage to funeral home
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Beebe, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Robson Green, English actor and singer