What day of the week was October 16, 1964?

The day of the week October 16th, 1964 fell on was a Friday.

Shawn Little the Canadian politician (d. 2012) was born on 16 October in 1964.

Patsy Callighen the Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1906) died on this day in 1964.

China detonates its first nuclear weapon. Soviet leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin are inaugurated as General Secretary of the CPSU and Premier the respectively and the collective leadership is established.