Historical Events on February 1, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances
  • Afobaka Dam is completed on the Suriname River
  • Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity
  • The Beatles' 1st #1 hit "I Want to Hold Your Hand," topped the Hot 100, stays #1 for 7 weeks before being replaced by "She Loves You"