Wednesday 6 May 1964
It was Wednesday, 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 Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong.
What a Way to Go!, directed by J. Lee Thompson, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1964 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Tony Scalzo: American musician (Fastball).
- Dana Hill: American actress (d. 1996).
- Mike McGruder: NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Kim Oden in Irvine: California, USA; American Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-1980s).
- Mike Grob in Billings: Montana, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-third).
- Dana Hill [Goetz] in Van Nuys: California, USA; actress (Two of Us, Shoot the Moon).
- Kim Oden: Birmingham, Alabama -- US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s)
- Mike Grob: Billings, Montana -- Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-3rd)
- Harold Morris: Composer, dies at 74.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- Danny Williams - White On White
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