Tuesday 1 December 1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Ringo by Lorne Greene.
In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits.
Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1964 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Toto Schillaci: Italian soccer player.
- Salvatore Schillaci: Italian footballer.
- Jo Walton: Welsh-Canadian author and poet.
- J B S Haldane: Scottish geneticist (Born 1892).
- ML King speaks to J Edgar Hoover about his slander campaign
- Houston Colt .45s change name to Houston Astros.
- Martin Luther King speaks to J Edgar Hoover about his slander campaign.
- Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson and his top-ranking advisers meet to discuss plans to bomb North Vietnam.
- Malawi, Malta and Zambia join the United Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lorne Greene - Ringo
- Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely
- The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- The Supremes - Baby Love
- The Rolling Stones - Time Is On My Side
- The Kinks - You Really Got Me
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Johnny Rivers - Mountain Of Love
- Gene Pitney - I'm Gonna Be Strong
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