Wednesday 11 November 1964, Veteran's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Hough and Roberto Hernandez.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Baby Love by The Supremes.
Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, 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.
On TV people were watching Gideon C.I.D..
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1964 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Jon Hough: Royal Oak, Michigan -- Nike golfer (1986 NAIA Individual National Champ).
- Roberto Hernandez: Santurce, Puerto Rico -- Pitcher (Chicago White Sox).
- Philip McKeon in Westbury: New York, USA; actor (Tommy - Alice, Return to Horror High).
- Calista Flockhart: American actress, very skinny with a wide mouth, expressive, who is a major star of the late '90s with her lead role in "Aly McBeal," playing a ditsy but capable Boston lawyer.
- Anabel Alonso: Spanish actress.
- Margarete Bagshaw: American painter and potter (d. 2015)
- Alison Doody: Irish model and actress
- Philip McKeon: American actor and producer
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - Baby Love
- The Shangri-Las - Leader Of The Pack
- J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers - Last Kiss
- Jay & the Americans - Come A Little Bit Closer
- The Honeycombs - Have I The Right?
- Dean Martin - The Door Is Still Open To My Heart
- Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
- Betty Everett - Let It Be Me
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- Lorne Greene - Ringo
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