Tuesday 20 October 1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann.
In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits.
My Fair Lady, directed by George Cukor, 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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Which were the important events of 20 October 1964 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Mark Lépine: Canadian son of an Algerian father and French mother, Rachid Liass Gharbi and Monique LePine.
- Kamala Harris: American lawyer and politician 32nd Attorney General of California.
- Tomoko Yamaguchi: Japanese actress and singer.
- Golden Boy opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 569 performances
- Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
- Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris, France (150 arrested).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
- Martha & the Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers - Last Kiss
- Gale Garnett - We'll Sing In The Sunshine
- Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
- The Supremes - Baby Love
- Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde - A Summer Song
- Betty Everett - Let It Be Me
- When I Grow Up (To Be A Man) - The Beach Boys
- The Honeycombs - Have I The Right?
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