What Happened on April 1, 1964

Historical Events

  • 10°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April

Music History

John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years

  • Robert Lowell's "Benito Cereno" premieres in NYC
1964 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Breukink, Dutch road cyclist (Tour de France 1990 3rd) and manager (Rabobank), born in Rheden, Netherlands
  • John Morris, British cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990), born in Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • Kevin Duckworth, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1989, 91; Portland Trail Blazers), born in Harvey, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • Scott Stevens, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman (13 x NHL All Star; Stanley Cup 1995, 2000, 03; Con Smythe Trophy 2000; NJ Devils), born in Kitchener, Ontario
Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Božidar Kunc, Croatian composer, dies at 60

About April 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles