Thursday 24 September 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison.
In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits.
Contempt, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 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 24 September 1964 ?
- Gene Watkins in Waco: Texas, USA; actor (James Walsh - As the World Turns).
- Marko Pomerants: Estonian lawyer and politician Estonian Minister of the Interior.
- Robert Irvine: Chef.
- Rafael Palmeiro: Cuban-American baseball player: 1st base, Orioles.
- Munsters premieres on TV
- 1st Minuteman II ICBM was tested
- Ringo forms Brikley Building Company Ltd
- Willi Stoph succeeds Otto Great as Premier of German DR
- The Warren Commission Report, the first official investigation of the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy, is published.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
- The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
- Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- Martha & the Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- Gene Pitney - It Hurts To Be In Love
- The 4 Seasons - Save It For Me
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