Friday 13 March 1964
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Will Clark in New Orleans and Joao Gordo.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits.
The Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, 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 13 March 1964 ?
- Will Clark in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; infielder (Texas Rangers).
- Joao Gordo: American musician (Ratos de Porao).
- Philippe Sourzac: French jockey with 70 wins in obstacle races; winner of the 1999 Lauriers de l’obstacle (obstacle races).
- Will Clark: American baseball player.
- João Gordo: Brazilian singer-songwriter (Ratos de Porão).
- Yevgeniy Misyulya: Belarusian race walker
- Kitty Genovese stabbed to death in Queens: New York; 40 neighbors look on.
- Turkey threatens Cyprus with armed attack.
- American Kitty Genovese is murdered, reportedly in view of neighbors who did nothing to help her, prompting research into the bystander effect.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- Diane Renay - Navy Blue
- The Beach Boys - Fun, Fun, Fun
- The Rivieras - California Sun
- Bobby Goldsboro - See The Funny Little Clown
- Al Martino - I Love You More And More Every Day
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