Monday 6 January 1964, Epiphany
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mark O'Toole and Charles Haley.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton.
In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Tenkes kapitánya.
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Mark O'Toole: English bass player.
- Charles Haley: NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys).
- Denise Borino: American actress (d. 2010).
- Yuri: Mexican actress and singer.
- Loïc Courteau: French tennis player, who reached a career-high singles ranking of World No.
- Konnan : Cuban-American wrestler and sportscaster.
- Jacqueline Moore: American wrestler and manager.
- Richard Nerurkar: English runner.
- Rafael Vidal: Venezuelan swimmer and sportscaster (d. 2005).
- Henry Maske: German boxer.
- Edgar Maass: German/US author (Verdun), dies at age 67.
- Charlie Finlay announces he wants to move Kansas City Athletics to Louisville.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- The Murmaids - Popsicles And Icicles
- The Singing Nun - Dominique
- Bobby Rydell - Forget Him
- Lenny Welch - Since I Fell For You
- The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
- Shirley Ellis - The Nitty Gritty
- Johnny Tillotson - Talk Back Trembling Lips
- Joey Powers - Midnight Mary
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