Monday 13 April 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Rijo and Page Hannah in Chicago.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
The Life of Oharu, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, 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 13 April 1964 ?
- Jose Rijo: Pitcher (New York Yankees, Cin Reds).
- Page Hannah in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (Kate Riley - Fame).
- Doug Strange in Greenville: South Carolina, USA; infielder (Seattle Mariners).
- Davis Milton Love III in Charlotte: North Carolina, USA; PGA golfer (1987 MCI Heritage).
- Davis Love III: Professional Golfer.
- Caroline Rhea: Canadian-American perky-blonde actress and game show host. She took over for Rosie O'Donnell's morning show in the autumn of 2002 and the show was aptly entitled "The Caroline Rhea Show".
- Davis Love: American golfer and sportscaster
- John Swinney: Scottish businessman and politician Deputy First Minister of Scotland
- 36th Academy Awards - Tom Jones, Sidney Poitier, and Patricia Neal win.
- Ian D Smith becomes Premier of Rhodesia
- New Zealander Colin Bosher shears a record 565 sheep in one work day.
- At the Academy Awards, Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American male to win the Best Actor award for the 1963 film Lilies of the Field.
- The 36th Academy Awards ceremony is held.
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
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
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