Saturday 11 July 1964
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
Scandal, directed by Akira Kurosawa, 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.
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1964 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Earl Jones: Inkster, Michigan -- 800m runner (1984 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Kyrill: Prince of Preslav, titular Bulgarian royal family.
- Craig Charles: opera singer, dies at age 77.
- Cassi Davis: Movie Actress.
- Kyril : Prince of Preslav.
- Maurice Thorez: French politician and longtime leader of the French Communist Party (PCF) from 1930 until his death on 11 July 1964.
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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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