Monday 14 September 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals.
In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits.
Band of Outsiders, directed by JeanLuc Cinéma Godard, 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 14 September 1964 ?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Faith Ford: Louisiana, United States -- Actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown).
- Stephen Dunham: American actor (d. 2012).
- Kurt Gouveia: NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Mary Howe: Composer, dies at 82.
- WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Walt Disney awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
- Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
- Martha & the Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- The Dave Clark Five - Because
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
- The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
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