What Happened on January 31, 1964

Historical Events

Important Vote

A rigged constitutional referendum in Ghana sees 99.91% vote in favor, turning the country into a one-party state and making Kwame Nkrumah president for life

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Hanneman, American rock guitarist (Slayer), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • Remi Bouchard, Canadian composer (1989 India Open), born in Manitoba, Canada
Born in 1964
1964 Highlights

About January 31, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 4 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