Sunday 3 May 1964
It was Sunday, 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 3 May 1964 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Sterling Campbell: American drummer and songwriter (Duran Duran and Soul Asylum).
- Ron Hextall: Canadian-American ice hockey player and manager.
- Ron Hextall in Winnipeg: Manitoba, Canada; NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders).
- Diana Wynyard: English actress (d. 1964).
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Clifford Ann Creed Golf Invitational.
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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
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
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