What Happened on January 12, 1964

Historical Events

NFL Pro Bowl

14th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 31-17; MVPs: Johnny Unitas, Baltimore Colts, QB; Gino Marchetti, Baltimore Colts, DE

  • Revolution overthrows Sultan of Zanzibar, 1 month after independence

Famous Birthdays

Jeff Bezos (59 years old)

American entrepreneur and founder of Amazon, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Laura Gildemeister, Argentina, tennis star, born in C√≥rdoba, Argentina
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Snuffy Browne, West Indian cricket all-rounder (4 Tests, 1 x 50, 6 wickets; British Guiana, Barbados), dies at 73

About January 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: There! I've Said It Again - Bobby Vinton
  • UK #1 Song: Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five