Wednesday 8 April 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Valinda Hilleary in Littleton and Lisa Guerrero.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits.
Paris When It Sizzles, directed by Richard Quine, 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 Die Drehscheibe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 April 1964 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Valinda Hilleary in Littleton: Colorado, USA; WPVA volleyball player (US Open-9th-1993).
- Lisa Guerrero: American sports broadcaster.
- Biz Markie: Rapper.
- John McGinlay: Scottish footballer and manager.
- Unmanned Gemini 1 launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
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