What Happened on February 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st appearance of the Beatles on the "Ed Sullivan Show" draws 73.7 million viewers
  • GI Joe character created
  • Hanumant Singh scores 105 India v England on debut at Delhi
  • IX Winter Olympic Games close in Innsbruck, Austria
  • NYC news anchor Jim Jenson's 1st appearance on WCBS-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Bolan [James Southworth], American musician and songwriter (Skid Row), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Willie Bryant, American singer (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 55