What Happened in November 1964

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda attempts an AFL record 68 passes (37 completions) in 24-10 loss v Buffalo Bills at War Memorial Stadium
  • Nov 1 Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson passes for 435 yards and 6 TDs in 49-39 win over Denver Broncos at Municipal Stadium
  • Nov 1 Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
  • Nov 1 Cleveland running back Jim Brown runs for 149 yards in Browns' 30-17 win at Pittsburgh to become the first NFL player to exceed 10,000 yards career rushing
  • Nov 2 CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 Faisal succeeds Saud as king of Saudi Arabia

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 3 Lyndon B. Johnson is elected President of the United States in a landslide, defeating Republican candidate Barry Goldwater

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Nov 3 Philadelphia voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
  • Nov 3 For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washington, D.C. permitted to vote
  • Nov 5 US launches Mariner 3 toward Mars; no data returned
  • Nov 6 WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 7 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
  • Nov 8 IMF grants Great Britain credit of $1 billion
  • Nov 8 KUPK TV channel 13 in Garden City, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 9 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 performances
  • Nov 9 Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan

  • Nov 10 "Something More!" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • Nov 10 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
  • Nov 11 Murray Schisgal's "Luv" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 12 Jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • Nov 12 Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH
  • Nov 13 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
  • Nov 13 Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
  • Nov 14 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 199 performances
  • Nov 14 "Folies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
  • Nov 14 "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 774 performances

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Nov 14 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Nov 15 Ajax soccer star Johan Cruijff debuts against GVAV
  • Nov 15 KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 Mickey Wright shoots a 62, lowest golf score for a woman pro at the Tall City Open, Midland, Texas

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Nov 15 Sudan Premier Ibrahim Abbud resigns
  • Nov 16 Radio CJCX Sydney Nova Scotia (Canada) starts shortwave transmission
  • Nov 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Nov 17 British Labour Party installs weapon embargo against South Africa
  • Nov 18 Baltimore Oriole Brooks Robinson wins AL MVP

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 18 J. Edgar Hoover describes Martin Luther King as "most notorious liar"

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.

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Nov 20 Dmitri Shostakovich's 9th/10th String Quartet premieres in Moscow

  • Nov 21 "Something More!" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • Nov 21 "Zizi" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • Nov 21 Pope Paul VI signs 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council
  • Nov 21 Verrazano-Narrows suspension bridge opens in New York City, then the world's longest
  • Nov 22 WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 23 "Bajour" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 232 performances
  • Nov 23 Beatles release "I Feel Fine" & "She's a Woman"
  • Nov 24 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
  • Nov 24 Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
  • Nov 24 Rebellion ends in Zaire
  • Nov 26 29th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 52nd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24
  • Nov 28 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • Nov 28 Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars
  • Nov 28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants
  • Nov 29 Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English
  • Nov 30 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, cricketer (bowls 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 86-87)
  • Nov 1 Richard Cooper, NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 1 Daran Norris, American actor
  • Nov 2 Kevin Gogan, American NFL guard (Oakland Raiders, SF 49ers), born in Pacifica, California
  • Nov 2 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 2 Britta Lejon, Swedish Social Democratic politician, born in Järfälla Municipality, Sweden
  • Nov 3 Brian Young, cricketer (NZ Test opening batsman)
  • Nov 4 Fiona Pike, Adelaide Australia, golfer (S Aust State champ 1993/94)
  • Nov 4 Kurt Krakowian, Berwyn, Illinios, child actor
  • Nov 6 Erik Kramer [William Erik Kramer] American former NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Encino, California
  • Nov 6 Kerry Conran, American filmmaker (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Nov 6 Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 6 Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 7 Dana Plato, Maywood California, actress (Kimberly-Diff'rent Strokes)
  • Nov 7 Liam O'Maonlai, Irish vocalist/pianist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry)
  • Nov 7 Gill Holland, American producer
  • Nov 8 Chuck Cecil, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
  • Nov 9 John Joseph Thomas, Arcadia California, actor (Young Dan'l Boone)
  • Nov 9 Leah Pells, 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 9 Robert Duncan McNeill, American actor
  • Nov 10 Jushin Liger, [Keiichi Yamada], wrestler (WCW/NJPW)
  • Nov 10 Keith Lockhart, infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 10 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Nov 10 Tish Certo, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Nov 10 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete
  • Nov 11 Philip McKeon, actor (Tommy-Alice, Return to Horror High), born in Westbury, New York
  • Nov 11 Robert Haynes, cricketer (Jamaica & WI leggie, one-dayer but no Tests)
  • Nov 11 Roberto Hernandez, Santurce Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Nov 11 Calista Flockhart, American actress
  • Nov 11 Anabel Alonso, Spanish actress
  • Nov 12 Erik Howard, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets)
  • Nov 12 Gerald Perry, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nov 12 Jakob Hlasek, Czech, tennis star
  • Nov 12 Dave Ellefson, Jackson, Minnesota, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth)
  • Nov 13 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • Nov 14 Andrew, rocker (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • Nov 14 Joseph "Run" Simmons, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
  • Nov 14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nov 14 Bill Hemmer, American television news reporter
  • Nov 14 Patrick Warburton, American actor
  • Nov 14 Rev Run, American rapper
  • Nov 16 Dwight Gooden, pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Nov 16 Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer
  • Nov 16 Harry J. Lennix, American actor
  • Nov 16 Maeve Quinlan, American actress
  • Nov 17 Marina Tcherkasova, American pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Nov 17 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Nov 17 Ralph Garman, American actor and radio personality
  • Nov 18 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner (BC Lions)
  • Nov 18 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 19 Jeni Lidgett, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 John Maclean, Oshawa, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
  • Nov 20 Ned Vaughn, actor (The Rescuer)
  • Nov 21 Marjorie Judith Vincent, Miss America (1991), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Nov 21 Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
  • Nov 21 Thomas Everett, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Nov 21 Liza Tarbuck, British entertainer
  • Nov 22 Akram Raza, cricketer (Pakistani off-spin all-rounder)
  • Nov 22 Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Nov 22 David Tate, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 22 Gene Atkins, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Nov 22 Maggie Will, Whiteville NC, LPGA golfer (1992 Sara Lee Classic)
  • Nov 22 Pierre Vercheval, CFL guard (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Nov 22 Stephen Geoffreys, actor (Faternity Vacation), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 22 Robbie Slater, Australian former footballer
  • Nov 23 Boyd Kestner, actor (Outsiders)
  • Nov 23 John Williams, NFL linebacker/FB (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Nov 23 Jose Gonzales, baseball player
  • Nov 23 Kapila Wijegunewardene, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
  • Nov 23 Frank Rutherford, Bahamian athlete
  • Nov 24 Garret Dillahunt, American actor
  • Nov 24 Brad Sherwood, American comedian
  • Nov 24 Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
  • Nov 25 Dan Saleaumua, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 25 Nolan Jay Henke, Battle Creek MI, PGA golfer (1990 BC Open)
  • Nov 25 Wendy Wyland, American platform diver (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Nov 25 Mark Lanegan, American musician (Screaming Trees)
  • Nov 26 Al Smith, American former NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 26 Jeff Jaeger, NFL kicker (Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 26 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Nov 27 David Giles, Australian star sailor (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • Nov 27 Rebecca Michelle Ferratti, Helena MT, playmate (Jun, 1986)
  • Nov 27 Robin Simone Givens, [Mrs Mike Tyson] (Darlene-Head of the Class), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 28 Cornelia Guest, debutante (Debutante's Guide to Life)
  • Nov 28 John Burkett, New Brighton PA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Nov 29 Don Cheadle, actor (Boogie Nights)
  • Nov 29 Kris Kamm, actor (Stuart Rosebrock-Coach), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Nov 29 Perry Parker, South Laguna Beach California, golfer (1992 Xerox BC Open)
  • Nov 29 Cork Graham [Frederick Graham], American journalist, actor and author, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nov 30 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Nov 30 Michael Cudlitz, American actor

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 12 Academy Award-winning actress Ellen Burstyn weds actor Neil Nephew

Actress Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 14 MLB right fielder Roberto Clemente (30) weds Vera Zabala at San Fernando Church in Carolina

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 22 Actress Rosemary Clooney weds actor José Ferrer for the second time in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (b. 1905)
  • Nov 5 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, composer, dies at 57
  • Nov 5 Lansdale Sasscer, U.S. Congressman for Maryland's 5th District (b. 1893)
  • Nov 6 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), dies at 91
  • Nov 6 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  • Nov 10 James "Jimmie" Dodd, American actor (Thundering Trails, Riders of the Rio Grande), dies of cancer at 54
  • Nov 11 Edward Steuermann, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 11 H[enry] Beam Piper, American sci-fi author (4 Day Planet), dies at 60
  • Nov 14 Hendrik Gerrit Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85
  • Nov 16 Albert Hay Malotte, composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 16 John Emery, American actor (Ship Ahoy, Kronos, Mademoiselle Fifi), dies at 59
  • Nov 16 Piet Moeskops, Dutch track cyclist (world sprint champion 1921-24, 26), dies at 71
  • Nov 20 John Tasker Howard, composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 24 John Fabricius, playwright, dies at 55
  • Nov 25 Clarence Kolb, American actor (Mr Honeywell-My Little Margie), dies at 90
  • Nov 28 Charles Meredith, American actor (Court of Last Resort), dies at 70
  • Nov 28 Jan Fabricius, Dutch/English playwright (Dolle Hans), dies at 93
  • Nov 29 Anne de Vries, Dutch teacher/author (Bartje), dies at 60
  • Nov 30 Don Redman, American jazz musician and orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 64