Thursday 3 September 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest Givins and Glenn Joyner.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals.
In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, 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.
On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 September 1964 ?
- Ernest Givins: NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Glenn Joyner: Ferntree Gully, Victoria -- Australasia golfer.
- Toshiyuki Sakai: Hockey forward (Team Japan 1998).
- Norbert Huber: Italian pro bobsledder who placed with a Bronze Medal in the Olympics in two-man team at Albertville, February 1992.
- Junaid Jamshed: Pakistani singer.
- Adam Curry: American-Dutch businessman and television host co-founded mevio
- Spike Feresten: American screenwriter and producer
- Thomas Ford: American actor and producer
- Holt McCallany: American actor
- Nigel Rhodes: English actor and guitarist
- US attorney general Robert Kennedy resigns
- Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B Johnson
- US Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B Johnson.
- By an Act of Congress (Retention of 1964 on All Coins Act), the U.S. Mint is authorized to strike 1964-dated coins past the end of the calendar year, due to a coin shortage. Production of 0.900 fine silver coins is to end in June 1965.
- Robert Kennedy resigns as attorney general.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
- The Dave Clark Five - Because
- Bobby Freeman - C'mon And Swim
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk
- The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - How Do You Do It
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
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