Monday 5 October 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Denean Howard and Terry Mathews.
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 Herzog by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vergißmeinnicht.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1964 ?
- Denean Howard: Sherman, Texas -- 4X400m relayer (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Terry Mathews: Alexandria, Louisiana -- Pitcher (Florida Marlins).
- Warren E Miller: Maryland politician.
- Keiji Fujiwara: Japanese voice actor.
- Philip Haigh: English historian and author.
- KIXE TV channel 9 in Redding, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
- San Francisco Fire Department Museum is dedicated
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
- Martha & the Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
- The Newbeats - Bread And Butter
- The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
- Gale Garnett - We'll Sing In The Sunshine
- Gene Pitney - It Hurts To Be In Love
- Ronny & The Daytonas - G.T.O.
- J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers - Last Kiss
- Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde - A Summer Song
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