Saturday 2 May 1964
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
Black Sabbath, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1964 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Eric Elmosnino: French stage and film actor, musician, he won a Cesar award in 2011 for best actor.
- Kelly Michael Gibson in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope-7th).
- 90th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 2:00.
- Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion.
- Vietnam War: An explosion sinks the USS Card while docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship.
- First ascent of Shishapangma the fourteenth highest mountain in the world and the lowest of the Eight-thousanders.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
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