Tuesday 11 February 1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fire Within, directed by Louis Malle, 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 11 February 1964 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Adrian Hasler: Liechtensteiner police officer and politician 13th Prime Minister of Liechtenstein.
- Ken Shamrock: American martial artist and wrestler.
- Sarah Palin: American politician and Republican candidate for the US Vice President in the 2008 election.
- Beatles 1st live appearance in US; Washington DC Coliseum
- The Beatles make their first public concert appearance in the United States at the Coliseum in Washington, D.C., and 20,000 fans attend.
- The Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan) breaks off diplomatic relations with France.
- Greeks and Turks begin fighting in Limassol, Cyprus.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
- Rick Nelson - For You
- The Marketts - Out Of Limits
- Dionne Warwick - Anyone Who Had A Heart
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- The Tams - What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am)
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