Friday 11 December 1964
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mr. Lonely by Bobby Vinton.
In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits.
Zorba the Greek, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss 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 11 December 1964 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- John Mark Karr: American who claimed involvement in JonBenet Ramsey case.
- Michel Courtemanche: French Canadian comedian.
- Dave Schools: American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Widespread Panic Stockholm Syndrome and J Mascis + The Fog).
- Carolyn Waldo: Canadian swimmer and sportscaster.
- Justin Currie: Scottish founding member of the cult rock band, Del Amitri, in 1981.
- Dave Gagner in Chatham: Ontario, Canada; NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs).
- Thomas Howard in Middletown: Ohio, USA; outfielder (Cincinnati Reds).
- Sam Cooke, American singer ("You Send Me", "Sad Moon"), slain at a motel at age 33.
- Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
- Che Guevara addresses the U.N. General Assembly.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - Baby Love
- The Beatles - I Feel Fine
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely
- Lorne Greene - Ringo
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- The Rolling Stones - Time Is On My Side
- The Kinks - You Really Got Me
- The Beach Boys - Dance, Dance, Dance
- Gene Pitney - I'm Gonna Be Strong
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