Thursday 9 July 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Grandison and Scott Rachal Verplank.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Get Around by The Beach Boys.
In UK It's Over by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits.
The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, 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 9 July 1964 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Ronnie Grandison: NBA forward (NY Knicks).
- Scott Rachal Verplank: Dallas, Texas -- PGA golfer (1985 Western Open).
- Courtney Love: American musician who reinvented herself several times, first as the vocalist and lead of her band "Hole," second as the wife of the tortured superstar Curt Cobain, and finally, through the transformation of gutter grunge into Versace model in a ten-page spread in Vanity Fair.
- Lalou Roucayrol: French sailor who was part of the crew that won the 'Route de l'Or' 1998 (New York to San Francisco) aboard Aquitaine Innovations.
- Gianlucca Vialli: Italian manager of the most fashionable team in football (soccer), the Chelsea Football Club, taking over from Ruud Gullit in February 1998.
- Gianluca Vialli: Italian football player and coach
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beach Boys - I Get Around
- Johnny Rivers - Memphis
- The 4 Seasons - Rag Doll
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
- The Dave Clark Five - Can't You See That She's Mine
- Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop
- Barbra Streisand - People
- Peter and Gordon - A World Without Love
- Stan Getz - The Girl From Ipanema
- Chuck Berry - No Particular Place To Go
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