Thursday 23 July 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Best and Ed Forchion.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons.
In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 23 July 1964 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Greg Best: Lynchburg, Virginia -- Equestrian athlete (1988, 92 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Ed Forchion: American marijuana activist.
- Julian Leitch: British musician, the son of Linda and Brian Jones.
- Uwe Barth: German politician.
- Nick Menza: German drummer and songwriter (Megadeth and Memorain).
- Jan PML de Vries: Dutch germanist / folklorist, dies at 74.
- Egyptian munition ship Star of Alexandria explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Rag Doll
- The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
- The Beach Boys - I Get Around
- Johnny Rivers - Memphis
- Stan Getz - The Girl From Ipanema
- Jan & Dean - The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)
- The Dave Clark Five - Can't You See That She's Mine
- Roger Miller - Dang Me
- Dusty Springfield - Wishin' And Hopin'
- The Impressions - Keep On Pushing
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