What Happened on November 14, 1964

Historical Events

  • "Folies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances

Music History

Betty Comden & Adolph Green and Jule Styne's musical "Fade Out-Fade In", goes into lay-off due to star Carol Burnett's illness

NHL Record

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

Musical Finale

Lionel Bart's musical "Oliver!", based on Charles Dickens' 1838 novel "Oliver Twist", and featuring Clive Revill, Danny Sewell, and Davy Jones, closes at Imperial Theater, NYC, after 774 performances and 3 Tony Award wins

1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Joseph) "Run" Simmons, American rapper and minister (Run-D.M.C. - "Walk This Way"), born in NYC, New York
  • Andrew Banfield, British pop and R&B singer (The Pasadenas - "Riding On A Train"; "I'm Doing Fine Now"), born in London, England
  • Bill Hemmer, American television news reporter
  • Patrick Warburton, American actor (Seinfeld; The Civilization of Maxwell Bright; The Tick), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
Born in 1964

Famous Weddings

Roberto Clemente

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

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich von Brentano, German politician (Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs), dies at 60
  • Hendrik Gerrit Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85

About November 14, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Love - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Love - The Supremes