Sunday 30 August 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joan Bennett and Steve Smith.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes.
In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, 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 Match of the Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1964 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Joan Bennett: Chicago, Illinois -- Playmate (January, 1985).
- Steve Smith: NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks).
- Stephen Baker: NFL receiver (New York Giants).
- Gavin Fisher: English engineer and designer.
- Ra Luhse: Estonian architect.
- Wesley Lau: Actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 43.
- Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Riverside Ladies Golf Open
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
- The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
- Bobby Freeman - C'mon And Swim
- The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk
- The Dave Clark Five - Because
- The Ventures - Walk..Don't Run '64
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - How Do You Do It
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