Sunday 12 April 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Macfarlane in Stockton and Anne Caseneuve.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
Paris When It Sizzles, directed by Richard Quine, 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 Rocambole.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1964 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Mike Macfarlane in Stockton: California, USA; catcher (Kansas City Royals).
- Anne Caseneuve: French sailor, who has made multiple crossings of the Atlantic Ocean.
- Claudia Jung: German singer and politician.
- Beeaje Quick: Australian/American entrepreneur, an artist and owner/founder of "Young Moguls" cafe/coffee house on Hudson, off Hollywood blvd.
- Amy Ray: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Indigo Girls).
- Mark Simmonds: English surveyor and politician
- 28th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 276.
- In Detroit, Michigan, Malcolm X delivers a speech entitled quotThe Ballot or the Bullet.quot
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
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