Tuesday 31 March 1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits.
The Quick Gun, directed by Sidney Salkow, 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 31 March 1964 ?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
- Saint Benjamin
- Blessed Hendrik Werner
- Saint Balbina of Rome
- New Jersey - Thomas Mundy Peterson Day.
- Erik Turner in Omaha: Nebraska, USA; rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie).
- Dave Wyman: NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos).
- Mark Hoban: English accountant and politician.
- Brad Slaight: American comedian actor and screenwriter.
- Fez Whatley: American radio host and producer.
- Paul Wong: Hong Kong singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Beyond)
- David Diaz-Infante: NFL guard (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32)
- Rod Jones: NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
- Isabella Ferrari: Italian actress of television, theatre and the cinema. She is best known as the protagonist, Commissioner Giovanna Scalise in the police drama series "Distretto di Polizia" (Police District) and "Distretto di Polizia 2" (Police District 2) which was televised on Mediaset's Canale 5 from 2000 to 2001. At the 1995 Venice Film Festival she won a Volpi Cup award for Best Supporting Actress in the film "Romanzo di un giovane povero."
- Fez Marie Whatley: American radio host and comedian
- Paul Wong Koon-Chung: Hong Kong musician (Beyond)
- DMC : American rapper of Run DMC, a group that is given credit for bringing hip-hop music to mass audiences in the 1980s. The group was the first rap act to be on the top 10 and was the first featured on MTV music channel. The group had its first hit, "It's Like That," in 1983. in 1985 "Raising Hell" became the first rap album to go platinum. By 1990, the group had all but vanished from the music scene though they released another album in 2001. It did not stimulate a comeback, however,
- President Jango Goulart of Brazil chased out of office by military.
- A coup d'etat in Brazil establishes a military government, under the aegis of general Castello Branco.
- The military overthrows Brazilian President João Goulart in a coup, starting 21 years of dictatorship in Brazil.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- Bobby Vinton - My Heart Belongs To Only You
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