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 Clive Owen and Jean-Marc Bosman.
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.
Invitation to a Gunfighter, directed by Richard Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 October 1964
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1964 ?
- Clive Owen: British actor.
- 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.
- First Buffalo Wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
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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
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Hinton - Funny (How Time Slips Away)
- Don Covay & The Goodtimers - Mercy, Mercy
- The Impressions - You Must Believe Me
- Four Tops - Baby I Need Your Loving
- Betty Everett & Jerry Butler - Let It Be Me
- Jerry Butler - I Stand Accused
- Out Of Sight - James Brown And His Orchestra
- Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- Major Lance - Rhythm
- Jackie Ross - Selfish One
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