Sunday 17 May 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells.
In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
Viva Las Vegas, directed by George Sidney, 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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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Nancy Gitzen: American.
- Stratos Apostolakis: Greek footballer and coach.
- David Eigenberg: American actor.
- Mauro Martini: Italian race car driver.
- Menno Oosting: Dutch tennis player (Born 1964).
- Phillies triple play Houston Colt .45s
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open Invitational.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Love Me Do
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
- Danny Williams - White On White
- Roy Orbison - It's Over
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