Wednesday 23 December 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andy Gabel in Chicago and Petr Klima in Chaomutov.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles.
In UK I Feel Fine by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Le inchieste del commissario Maigret.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1964 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Andy Gabel in Chicago: Illinois, USA; short track skater (Olympics-1994).
- Petr Klima in Chaomutov: Czechoslovakia; NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning).
- Marion Laval-Jeantet: French artist, writer and transcultural psychiatrist.
- Eddie Vedder: American musician (Pearl Jam).
- Arrigo Pedrollo: Composer, dies at 86.
- India and Ceylon hit by cyclone, about 4,850 killed.
- ''Wonderful Radio London'' commences transmissions with American top 40 format broadcasting, from a ship anchored off the south coast of England.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Feel Fine
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely
- The Beatles - She's A Woman
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Goin' Out Of My Head
- Lorne Greene - Ringo
- The Beach Boys - Dance, Dance, Dance
- The Larks - The Jerk
- The Rolling Stones - Time Is On My Side
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