What Happened on October 10, 1964

Historical Events

NHL All-Star Game

18th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: All-Stars beat Toronto, 3-2; MVP: Jean Béliveau, Montreal, C

  • XVIII Summer Olympic Games open in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Maxi Gnauck, German uneven parallel bars gymnast (Olympic gold 1980), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Quinton Flynn, American voice actor, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sarah Lancashire, English actress (Coronation Street, Happy Valley), born in Oldham, England
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Bedřich Havlík, Czech composer, dies at 71
  • Eddie Cantor, American comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
  • Guru Dutt [Vasanth Padukone], Indian Bollywood actor, regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time (Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool), dies from an accidental overdose at 39
  • Heinrich Neuhaus, Soviet pianist (The Art of Piano Playing), dies at 76
  • Konrad Bayer, Ausrian writer, commits suicide at 31
  • Russ Case, American orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show), dies at 52

About October 10, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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