Monday 3 August 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joan E Higginbotham and Johnny Thomas.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles.
In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
The Night of the Iguana, directed by John Huston, 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 3 August 1964 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
- Joan E Higginbotham: Chicago, Illinois -- Astronaut.
- Johnny Thomas: NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns, SD Chargers).
- Kevin Elster: San Pedro, California -- Infielder (Texas Rangers).
- Lucky Dube: South African reggae musician and Rastafarian.
- Nate McMillan: American basketball player: guard/forward, Supersonics.
- Kevin Sumlin: American football player and coach
- Abhisit Vejjajiva: English-Thai economist and politician 27th Prime Minister of Thailand
- Flannery O'Connor: American writer (Born 1925).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
- Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- Jan & Dean - The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)
- The 4 Seasons - Rag Doll
- Dusty Springfield - Wishin' And Hopin'
- The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk
- Roger Miller - Dang Me
- The Jelly Beans - I Wanna Love Him So Bad
- The Beach Boys - I Get Around
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