March 4th, 1964

March 4th, 1964, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 64 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.

56 years, 10 months and 16 days have passed since March 4th, 1964.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 4th, 1964:

  • Jimmy Hoffa is sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted bribery of a grand juror.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 4th, 1964:

  • United States: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Anyone Who Had A Heart - Cilla Black

Take Me Back!

The date is March 4th, 1964 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.

In America, the song I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Anyone Who Had A Heart by Cilla Black is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and Sir Alec Douglas-Home is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Because it's 1964, radio stations are playing hit songs from music artists such as The Beatles, Roy Orbison, The Animals, The Supremes and The Beach Boys. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Danny Thomas Show", "Gunsmoke", "Wagon Train" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends", "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Davey and Goliath" and "The Patty Duke Show".

Popular toys include the likes of "Crater Critters", "Rock-a-Stack", "Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)" and "Army men".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 4th, 1964.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1964.

  • 1964 in movies.

    Movies released in 1964 included My Fair Lady, Goldfinger, Mary Poppins, The Carpetbaggers, From Russia with Love, A Fistful of Dollars, Fail Safe, Father Goose, A Shot in the Dark, A Hard Day's Night, The Last Man On Earth and The Night of the Iguana.

  • 1964 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1964 were dominated by the likes of Bobby Vinton, The Beatles, The Supremes, The Dixie Cups, The Animals and Roy Orbison.

  • Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"

    "Hello, Dolly!" by Louis Armstrong would go on to win a Grammy for 1964's Song of the Year.

  • My Fair Lady

    "My Fair Lady" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1964.

  • Who were the best football players in 1964?

    In 1964, the best soccer players were Pelé, Denis Law, Luis Suárez, Amancio, Eusébio, Paul Van Himst, Jimmy Greaves, Mario Corso, Lev Yashin, Gianni Rivera and Valery Voronin.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1964?

    The best NBA players in 1964 were Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit and Jerry West.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 56 years, 10 months and 16 days have passed since March 4th, 1964.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1964.
  • Leap Year: 1964 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on March 4th, 1964, will be 56 years of age.
  • People born in 1964 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 4th, 1964:

  • February 25th, 1964: Boxing: Underdog Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston, despite being 7-1 odds.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 4th, 1964, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 4th, 1964 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Route 66 - Adventure crime drama.
  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • The Twilight Zone - TV series about disturbing or unusual events.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Rawhide - American western series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood.
  • Perry Mason - Legal drama series.
  • Wagon Train - American western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1964 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1964.

  • Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
  • The Patty Duke Show
  • The Mighty Hercules
  • Davey and Goliath
  • Mister Ed
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • The Flintstones
  • My Three Sons
  • The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Looney Tunes

1964 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1964:

  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun)
  • Hamilton Invaders
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Big Loo
  • Mouse Trap
  • Tammy (doll)
  • Chatter Telephone
  • Rock-a-Stack
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch
  • Astrobase
  • Troll doll
  • Crater Critters

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on March 4th, 1964?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 4th, 1964?

  • Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 4th, 1964 was probably conceived around the 26th of May, 1963. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 4th, 1964 is the 12th of December, 1964. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 4th, 1964.

  • 20,776 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,795,046,400 seconds have passed since the March 4th, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,094,220,800 times.
  • Since March 4th, 1964, earth has travelled approximately 926,243,942,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 299,174,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 154,373,990 steps. That's about 68,611 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,540,557 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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