Sunday 5 January 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tracy Ham and Grant Young (musician).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton.
In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Tenkes kapitánya.
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1964 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Tracy Ham: CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes).
- Grant Young (musician): American drummer (Soul Asylum).
- John Erickson in Woodland Hills: California, USA; golfer (1991 Windsor Charity).
- Ted Harris Poley in Englewood: New Jersey, USA; rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It).
- Grant Young: American drummer (Soul Asylum).
- San Diego Chargers win AFL-championship.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- The Singing Nun - Dominique
- Lenny Welch - Since I Fell For You
- Bobby Rydell - Forget Him
- The Murmaids - Popsicles And Icicles
- Johnny Tillotson - Talk Back Trembling Lips
- Martha and the Vandellas - Quicksand
- Shirley Ellis - The Nitty Gritty
- Joey Powers - Midnight Mary
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