Tuesday 17 March 1964, St. Patrick's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Shoumidoub and Ron Warren Jr.
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.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Alex Shoumidoub: NHL goaltender (Belarus, Olympics - 1998).
- Ron Warren Jr: Jockey (Bay Meadows).
- Don Griffin: NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns).
- Rob Lowe in Charlottesville: Virginia, USA; actor (Saint Elmo's Fire, The West Wing, Wayne's World, Class).
- Stefano Borgonovo: Italy noted soccer player, on a team with Series A..
- Rob Lowe: American actor, blue-eyed and dark haired; very handsome. Lowe was acclaimed at 19 in the TV movie "Thursday's Child."
- Lee Dixon: English footballer and journalist
- Sulev Oll: Estonian journalist and poet
- Jacques Songo'o: Cameroonian footballer and coach
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- The Beach Boys - Fun, Fun, Fun
- Diane Renay - Navy Blue
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- Al Martino - I Love You More And More Every Day
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
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