Wednesday 20 May 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Sinnott Edwards and Todd Peat.
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.
Le Trou, directed by Jacques Becker, 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 Horizon.
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- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Joseph Sinnott Edwards: Chicago, Illinois -- Murderer (FBI Most Wanted List).
- Todd Peat: WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Earl Charles Spencer in Sandringham: England; brother of Princess Diana.
- Jeff Schwarz US baseball pitcher (California Angels: Chicago White Sox).
- Paul W Richards in Scranton: Pennsylvania, USA; astronaut.
- Charles Spencer: British aristocracy, the Earl of Spencer and brother of Princess Diana. He lives on Althorp, a 10,000 acre estate near Great Brington.
- Kōichirō Genba: Japanese politician 80th Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs
- Edin Osmanović: Slovenian footballer coach and manager
- Buster Mathis defeats Joe Frazier to qualify for US Olympic team.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Beatles - Love Me Do
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Dixie Cups - Chapel Of Love
- Ray Charles Singers - Love Me With All Your Heart (Cuando Calienta El Sol)
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Reflections - (Just Like) Romeo And Juliet
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
- Roy Orbison - It's Over
- Peter and Gordon - A World Without Love
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