On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1964

Historical Events

  • "Foxy" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 72 performances

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

The Beatles' 2nd appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
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Famous Birthdays

  • Bebeto [José Roberto Gama de Oliveira], Brazilian footballer, born in Salvador, Brazil
  • Ching-Wan [Sean] Lau, Hong Kong actor (Life Without Principle), born in Hong Kong
  • Christopher Eccleston, English actor (Ninth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Salford, England
  • Mark Price, American NBA guard (Cleveland Caveliers) and coach, born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
1964 Highlights

About February 16, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius