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April 3, 1964

April 3, 1964, was a Friday. It was 60 years and 13 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Birthdays

Born on April 3, 1964

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 3, 1964:

  • United States: "Can't Buy Me Love" by The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: "Can't Buy Me Love" by The Beatles

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 3, 1964

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • She Loves You - The Beatles
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
  • Twist And Shout - The Beatles
  • Please Please Me - The Beatles
  • Dawn (Go Away) - The 4 Seasons
Play the top singles from 1964
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1964. Take a trip back to the days of The Beatles, The Supremes, Bobby Vinton, Cilla Black, Roy Orbison and The Beach Boys.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

Top movie at the box office

The movie "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" was at the top of the box office on April 3, 1964.

Facts

This date occurred 21,928 days ago. Approximately 731 months have passed. It was the 94th day of 1964, in week 14. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on April 3, 1964, are now 60 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1964 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. The Earth has experienced 244 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to April 3, 1964

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is April 3, 1964, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1964 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. The song "Can't Buy Me Love" by The Beatles is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is at the top of the box office.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Wagon Train", "Rawhide", "The Twilight Zone", and "Steptoe and Son". 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.

In fashion, women are wearing miniskirts and "space age" attire with synthetic materials. The "Dolly Girl" look has also become popular. Meanwhile, men are beginning to transition into "surf rock" fashion, which has been made popular by bands such as The Beach Boys. "Greasers", who are influenced by rock 'n' roll fashion, have also become a popular subculture. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Herbert Hoover, Sam Cooke, T. S. Eliot, and Winston Churchill would all still be alive. Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "Captain Kangaroo", "The Flintstones", and "Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long".

Children are playing with toys such as Rock-a-Stack, Tammy (doll), the Easy-Bake Oven, and Johnny Seven OMA (toy gun).

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 3, 1964.

  • Beatlemania.

    Beatlemania

    In 1964, "Beatlemania" hit the United States. During this time, the word "Beatlemania" was often used to describe the fanaticism that surrounded the English rock group.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1964?

    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.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    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.
  • My Fair Lady.

    My Fair Lady

    "My Fair Lady" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1964.
  • Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"

    Louis Armstrong - "Hello, Dolly!"

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

    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.
  • 1964 in movies.

    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.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    Lyndon B. Johnson

    US President Lyndon B. Johnson was named Time Person of the Year in 1964.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
  • The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War.

    The USA is escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War

    The United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy ordered helicopters and 400 Green Berets into South Vietnam. Covert operations against the communist forces in the north were also authorized. By 1963, the number of US military personnel in the country had grown to 10,000.
  • Rotary phones.

    Rotary phones

    Rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did begin to appear at the end of 1963, they were relatively uncommon.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 3, 1964.

  • March 4, 1964: Jimmy Hoffa is sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted bribery of a grand juror.
  • March 8, 1964: Civil rights activist Malcolm X leaves the Nation of Islam after becoming disillusioned with the organization.
  • March 14, 1964: Jack Ruby is found guilty of murdering Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • March 15, 1964: Elizabeth Taylor marries Welsh actor Richard Burton.
  • March 27, 1964: 131 people are killed after an earthquake strikes south-central Alaska.
  • March 31, 1964: The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état begins after General Olímpio Mourão Filho orders his forces into Rio de Janeiro.
  • April 1, 1964: The government of Brazilian President João Goulart is overthrown by members of the armed forces.
  • This date: April 3, 1964
  • May 2, 1964: FA Cup Final 1964: West Ham United defeat Preston North End 3-2.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 3, 1964, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1964 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 3, 1964 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in April 1964

Television shows that people were watching in April 1964:

TV shows from April 1964.

My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
The Farmer's Daughter
The Farmer's Daughter
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Hazel
Hazel
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Bonanza
Bonanza
Rawhide
Rawhide
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Wagon Train
Wagon Train
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke

Cars in 1964

1964 saw the introduction of cars such as the Chevrolet Chevelle, the Ford Mustang, the Opel Diplomat, the Ford Corsair, the Reliant Rebel, and the Buick Sport Wagon.

Cars in 1964.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in April 1964

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long
The Patty Duke Show
The Patty Duke Show
The Mighty Hercules
The Mighty Hercules

Top Cat
Top Cat
Davey and Goliath
Davey and Goliath
Mister Ed
Mister Ed
The Dick Tracy Show
The Dick Tracy Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
Toys

Toys in 1964

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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

Were you born on April 3, 1964?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1964.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 3, 1970, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 3.

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Actor Deceased
Born on April 3, 1924
He turned 40 on this day in 1964.

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Actor
Born on April 3, 1958
He turned 6 on this day in 1964.

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

Actor
Born on April 3, 1961
He turned 3 on this day in 1964.

Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes

Actress
Born on April 3, 1986
She was born exactly 22 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 3, 1964.

UK

UK Prime Minister

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

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 3, 1964 was most likely conceived around July 12, 1963.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 3, 1964 is close to December 25, 1964.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 3, 1964:

  • 21,928 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,132 weeks have passed.
  • 1,894,579,200 seconds have passed since April 3, 1964.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,210,342,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 977,602,867,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 315,763,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 162,933,811 steps. That's roughly 72,415 miles.
  • 22,734,950 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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