Friday 17 April 1964
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maynard James Keenan and Ken Daneyko in Windsor.
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 17 April 1964 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Maynard James Keenan: American singer (Tool and A Perfect Circle).
- Ken Daneyko in Windsor: Ontario, Canada; NHL defenseman (New Jersey Devils).
- Raye Hollit: American Gladiator (Zap).
- Lela Rochon: American actress.
- Maynard Keenan: Metal Singer.
- Ken Daneyko: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- Bart Van den Bossche: Flemish singer and actor (d. 2013)
- Cafe Crown opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 3 performances
- High Spirits opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 375 performances
- 1st game at Shea Stadium, New York Mets lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3
- Ford Mustang formally introduced ($2368 base)
- The Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Mustang at the New York World's Fair (US$2368 base price).
- Jerrie Mock becomes the first woman to circumnavigate the world by air.
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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