Saturday 6 June 1964
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sherry J Traylor in Mexico and Jay Bentley.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Chapel Of Love by The Dixie Cups.
In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
Robinson Crusoe on Mars, directed by Byron Haskin, 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 Pension Spreewitz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 June 1964 ?
- Memorial Day - South Korea.
- Doomsday (weekday)
- Queensland Day.
- National holiday of Sweden.
- D-Day landings - Europe.
- Bonza Bottler Day - USA.
- National Yo-yo Day - USA.
- Sherry J Traylor in Mexico: Missouri, USA; Miss Missouri-America (1991).
- Jay Bentley: American singer and bass player (Bad Religion).
- Jay Lake: American author (d. 2014).
- Robert Warwick: Actor (Konga, Zorro, Lady Godiva), dies at 85.
- 96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6
- Beatles arrive in the Netherlands
- Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume.
- With a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven are terminated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Dixie Cups - Chapel Of Love
- The Beatles - Love Me Do
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- Ray Charles Singers - Love Me With All Your Heart (Cuando Calienta El Sol)
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- Peter and Gordon - A World Without Love
- Dionne Warwick - Walk On By
- Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas - Little Children
- The Reflections - (Just Like) Romeo And Juliet
- The Beatles - P.S. I Love You
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