Thursday 21 May 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Annabel Schofield and Tommy Albelin in Stockholm.
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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Which were the important events of 21 May 1964 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Annabel Schofield: Llanelli, Wales -- Actress (Laurel Ellis-Dallas).
- Tommy Albelin in Stockholm: Sweden; NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames).
- Tom Harding in Kalamazoo: Michigan, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Transamerica).
- Danny Bailey: English footballer and coach.
- Nancy Benoit: American professional wrestler (d. 2007).
- Carolyn Lawrence: American actress and singer
- 1st nuclear-powered lighthouse begins operations (Chesapeake Bay)
- First nuclear-powered lighthouse begins operations (Chesapeake Bay).
- US begin intelligence flights above Laos.
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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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