Tuesday 18 February 1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Matt Dillon in New Rochelle and Kevin Tapani in Des Moines.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fire Within, directed by Louis Malle, 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 Einer wird gewinnen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1964 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Matt Dillon in New Rochelle: New York, USA; actor (Flamingo Kid, Tex, Little Darlings, Kansas).
- Kevin Tapani in Des Moines: Iowa, USA; pitcher (Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twin).
- Lisa Elaine Comshaw in Akron: Ohio, USA; actress (Scanner Cop, Lukas' Child).
- Paul Hanley: British musician (The Fall, Tom Hingley and the Lovers).
- Matt Dillon: American actor who made a film debut as a teenager in "Over the Edge," 1978, followed by "My Bodyguard" and "Little Darlings.
- Kevin Tapani: American pro baseball player who has played for the American League for eight years and the National League for three years as of 1998. Tapani was selected in the ninth-round free-agent draft pick by the Chicago Cubs, 6/03/1985, not signing with them, he was selected by the Oakland Athletics organization 6/02/1986. While pitching for the A's he was still finishing his degree in finance, graduating from Central Michigan College in 1987 and signing with the N.Y. Mets 12/11/1987. From there he has
- Joseph-Armand Bombardier: Canadian inventor and businessman founded Bombardier Inc.
- Papandreou government takes power in Greece.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- The Rivieras - California Sun
- The Tams - What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am)
- Diane Renay - Navy Blue
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