Monday 3 February 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits.
The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?, directed by Ray Dennis Steckler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 February 1964 ?
- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Indrek Tarand: Estonian historian journalist and politician.
- Cleews Vellay: French gay activist, president of the Paris chapter of Act-Up 1992 - 1994.
- Corinne Masiero: French stage and film actress, best known for her role in "Louise Wimmer" in 2011.
- Sir Albert Richardson: English architect (Born 1880).
- Meet the Beatles album goes Gold
- Black and Puerto Rican students boycott New York City public schools.
- The Government of the United States authorizes the Twenty-fourth Amendment, outlawing the poll tax.
- General Motors introduces the Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser and the Buick Sport Wagon.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
- The Marketts - Out Of Limits
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
- The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Rick Nelson - For You
- Dionne Warwick - Anyone Who Had A Heart
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
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