Saturday 3 October 1964
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marc Bosman and Clive Owen.
In that special week of October 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.
Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vergißmeinnicht.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 3 October 1964 ?
- Jean-Marc Bosman: Belgian football player whose name was given to a law that he instigated, that when a player's contract expired he is allowed to freely seek other sponsors, and clubs may engage foreign players.
- Clive Owen: British actor.
- First Buffalo Wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman
- Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- Martha & the Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
- Gene Pitney - It Hurts To Be In Love
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- Gale Garnett - We'll Sing In The Sunshine
- The 4 Seasons - Save It For Me
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?