Sunday 23 February 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1964 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Dana Katherine Scully: Fictional character (X-Files).
- John Norum: Norwegian guitarist and songwriter (Europe).
- Byron Evans: NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles).
- hrysler's Second Generation HEMI racing engine (426 Cubic Inches with Hemispherical Head design) debuts at the Daytona 500. The HEMI powered Plymouth of Richard Petty (#43) wins. HEMI powered Plymouths finish 1-2-3.
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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
- Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
- The Rivieras - California Sun
- Diane Renay - Navy Blue
- The Tams - What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am)
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