Sunday 4 October 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison.
In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits.
Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 4 October 1964 ?
- Peter Florence: English actor founded the Hay Festival.
- Sarah Lancashire: English actress and director.
- Francis Magalona: Filipino rapper producer actor and director (d. 2009).
- Yvonne Murray: Scottish runner who, as a champion of track and field, was also a gold medallist at the Commonwealth European Games.
- Mark McLemore: San Diego, California -- Infielder (Texas Rangers).
- Matthew Cetlinski: US 400m freestyle swimmer
- 10th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
- 3 cars of a commuter train derails in South Africa killing 81
- Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples
- Phils bomb Reds 10-0 as both teams finish one game behind St. Louis
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
- Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- Martha & the Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
- Gene Pitney - It Hurts To Be In Love
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- Gale Garnett - We'll Sing In The Sunshine
- The 4 Seasons - Save It For Me
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