Wednesday 9 September 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Skip [Jules I] Kendall and Willie Broughton.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals.
In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Woman in the Dunes, directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, 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 The Lloyd Thaxton Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1964 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Skip [Jules I] Kendall: Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- PGA golfer (1993 International-8th).
- Willie Broughton: NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints).
- Aleksandar Hemon: Bosnian-American author and critic.
- German DR government allows short visits to West Germany
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- The Dave Clark Five - Because
- Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- Bobby Freeman - C'mon And Swim
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
- The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
- The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
- Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
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