AXS TV’s 1964 Snapshot

Bewitched, Beatlemania, and The British Invasion: Let’s look back to 1964!

Sunday on A Year in Music, we look back at the year 1964. To truly understand the music of the year it is important to look at what was going on in the world at the time. As they say, “music is a reflection of the society that makes it”. So let us reflect upon the year that was 1964, then set your DVR for the full episode of A Year in Music this SUNDAY at 9/8c on AXS TV!

In the News

  • Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.
  • Billboard Magazine reports that sales of Beatles records make up 60% of the entire singles market.
  • Drummer Keith Moon joins The Who.
  • The Rolling Stones release their eponymous debut album.
  • The Kinks release their iconic single “You Really Got Me”.

On the Radio

  • “I Want to Hold Your Hand” – The Beatles
  • “Hello, Dolly!” – Louis Armstrong
  • “Oh, Pretty Woman” – Roy Orbison
  • “I Get Around” – The Beach Boys
  • “Where Did Our Love Go” – The Supremes

In Theaters

  • Goldfinger
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • My Fair Lady
  • Mary Poppins
  • A Hard Day’s Night


  • Bewitched
  • The Munsters
  • The Adams Family
  • Gilligan’s Island
  • Bonanza



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