On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1964

Historical Events

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Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's cantata "The Execution of Stepan Razin"

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Principal filming on film "Doctor Zhivago" begins


Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Sinek, American ice dancer (& Beata Handra-1997 Pac Coast Sr 3rd), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Maite Zúñiga, Spanish athlete, born in Eibar, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Bowman, American jazz and studio pianist (Jack Teagarden; Bud Freeman; Perry Como), dies in a car accident at 50
1964 Highlights

About December 28, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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