On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1964

Historical Events

  • "Shindig" premieres on ABC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • David Michael Sabo, American rocker (Skid Row - "Psycho Love"), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Mary Coustas, Greek-Austalian actress and comedian, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Molly Shannon, American actress (Other People), born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Rossy de Palma, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Hill, American jazz double-bassist, dies at 64
  • Leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
1964 Highlights

About September 16, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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