Friday 17 January 1964
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Tabaka and Michelle Obama.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton.
In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits.
The Incredible Mr. Limpet, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Tenkes kapitánya.
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1964 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Jeff Tabaka: US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres).
- Michelle Obama: American lawyer and noted spouse of Democratic Party nominee for President in 2008, Barack Obama.
- Yves Sente: Belgian comic book editor and author.
- Michelle Fairley: Northern Irish actress.
- Andy Rourke: English bass player (The Smiths and Freebass).
- Terence Hanbury White: Novelist (England Have My Bones), dies at 57.
- TH White: British-Indian author who is best known for his multi-volume chronicles of King Arthur and his court, from "The Sword In The Stone," 1938 to "The Once And The Future King," 1958, upon which the Broadway musical Camelot was based.
- John Glenn announces that he will seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator from Ohio.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- The Murmaids - Popsicles And Icicles
- Bobby Rydell - Forget Him
- The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
- The Singing Nun - Dominique
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- Shirley Ellis - The Nitty Gritty
- The Marketts - Out Of Limits
- Jan & Dean - Drag City
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