British tabloid newspaper The Sun, published by a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., was founded as a broadsheet on September 15, 1964. The Sun was the successor to the Daily Herald, and became a tabloid in 1969 after the News Corp. purchase. The Sun had the largest daily newspaper circulation in the United Kingdom, ….
During the 1950s, a few women appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but the 1964 issue is considered to be the beginning of the current format known as the Swimsuit Issue. The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue was created by then Sports Illustrated editor Andre Laguerre to fill the winter months, a typically slow sporting ….
Marvel Comics character Daredevil made his first appearance in a self-titled comic dated (April 1964), that was released on February 4th of that same year. The character was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Bill Everett.
On this day in 1964, Honor Blackman, most famous for her role as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, shot her last The Avengers episode, titled “Lobster Quadrille.” Blackman – who played Catherine Gale in the classic British spy series – was replaced by Diana Rigg, who played the character Emma Peel.