On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 118th Grand National: Willie Robinson aboard American-owned 12-year-old Team Spirit wins at odds of 18/1
  • 26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke, 98-83; Bruins first title in first title game; undefeated season (30-0)
  • 9th Eurovision Song Contest: Gigliola Cinquetti for Italy wins singing "Non ho l'eta" in Copenhagen
  • Beatles' single "She Loves You" goes #1 in the US & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • Wales draws 11-11 with France in Cardiff, whilst Scotland beats England, 15-6 at Murrayfield to leave the Five Nations Rugby Championship shared by Wales and Scotland on 6 competition points

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed Radhi, Iraqi international football star
  • Jesper Skibby, Danish professional cyclist