What Happened on March 7, 1964

Historical Events

  • 11th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 80-59

Famous Birthdays

  • Bret Easton Ellis, American writer (American Psycho), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Denyce Graves, American mezzo-soprano (Carmen), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jeff Criswell, American NFL tackle (KC Chiefs), born in Grinnell, Iowa
  • Jennifer McCarters, American country singer (McCarters - "The Gift"), born in Sevierville, Tennessee
  • Mikhail Popkov, Russian serial killer of 55 people, born in Angarsk, USSR

Wanda Sykes (59 years old)

American actress and comedienne (Black-ish), born in Portsmouth, Virginia

Born in 1964

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Alexander, Hungarian-American pioneering psychoanalyst (pioneered psychosomatic medicine), dies at 73
1964 Highlights

About March 7, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Anyone Who Had A Heart - Cilla Black