On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1964

Historical Events

  • 1st football game at Shea Stadium, Jets defeat Denver 30-6
  • Canyonlands National Park is designated as a National Park.

Film release premierFilm Premier

Film that started Spaghetti Western genre "A Fistful of Dollars" premieres, directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood in his first leading role

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4½"

Famous Birthdays

  • Dieter Hecking, German football player and manager, born in Castrop-Rauxel, West Germany
1964 Highlights

About September 12, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo