What Happened on February 3, 1964

Historical Events

  • "Meet the Beatles" album goes Gold
  • Black & Puerto Rican students boycott NYC public schools
  • French sisters Marielle Goitschel (gold) and Christine Goitschel (silver) repeat (in reverse order) their top-2 finish in the slalom 2 days earlier, in the giant slalom at the Innsbruck Winter Olympics
1964 History

Famous Deaths

  • Haakon Stotijn, Dutch oboist (Orkestgebouw Orchestra), dies at 49
  • Sir Albert Richardson, English architect (b. 1880)

About February 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Needles And Pins - Searchers