Monday 16 March 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to She Loves You 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 16 March 1964 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
- Flavia Fortunato: Italian singer, actress and television presenter.
- Henry Godwinn: American wrestler.
- Patty Griffin: American singer-songwriter (Band of Joy).
- Pascal Richard: Swiss cyclist.
- Gore Verbinski: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Nicholas Joy: Actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80.
- KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Paul Hornung and Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after one year suspension.
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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
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- The Beach Boys - Fun, Fun, Fun
- Diane Renay - Navy Blue
- Al Martino - I Love You More And More Every Day
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