On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1964

Historical Events

Television Premiere

TV series "The Addams Family", starring John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy, and Jackie Coogan, premieres on ABC

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Holly Robinson, American actress (21 Jump Street), born in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Luca Belcastro, Italian classical music composer, born in Como, Italy
  • Marco Masini, Italian singer and songwriter, born in Florence, Italy

Famous Weddings

  • Greek king Constantine II marries Danish princess Anne-Marie

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Bell, English art critic, dies at 83
  • J. Frank Dobie, American folklorist and newspaper columnist, dies at 75
  • Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright (The Plough and the Stars), dies at 84
1964 Highlights

About September 18, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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