Saturday 2 May 1964
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Éric Elmosnino and Jan Kounen.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
Black Sabbath, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Horizon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1964 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Éric Elmosnino
- Jan Kounen
- Jodi Applegate
- Muriel Mayette
- Kelly Michael Gibson in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope-7th).
- Eric Elmosnino: French stage and film actor, musician, he won a Cesar award in 2011 for best actor.
- 90th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 2:00.
- Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion.
- Vietnam War: An explosion sinks the USS Card while docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship.
- First ascent of Shishapangma the fourteenth highest mountain in the world and the lowest of the Eight-thousanders.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- Marvin Gaye - You're A Wonderful One
- The Temptations - The Way You Do The Things You Do
- The Impressions - I'm So Proud
- The Reflections - (Just Like) Romeo & Juliet
- Irma Thomas - Wish Someone Would Care
- Major Lance - The Matador
- Lenny Welch - Ebb Tide
- The Vibrations - My Girl Sloopy
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