Wednesday 6 May 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lars Mikkelsen and Dana Hill.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong.
In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
The Brass Bottle, directed by Harry Keller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while Reuben, Reuben by Peter DeVries was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Another World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 May 1964
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1964 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Lars Mikkelsen
- Dana Hill: Actress (Vacation), dies at 32.
- Lucien Jean-Baptiste
- Frédérique Vidal
- Kim Oden in Irvine: California, USA; American Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-1980s).
- Dana Hill [Goetz] in Van Nuys: California, USA; actress (Two of Us, Shoot the Moon).
- Tony Scalzo: American musician (Fastball).
- Mike Grob in Billings: Montana, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-third).
- Kim Oden: Birmingham, Alabama -- US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s).
- Mike Grob: Billings, Montana -- Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-3rd).
- Mike McGruder: NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Harold Morris: Composer, dies at 74.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- Danny Williams - White On White
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Impressions - I'm So Proud
- The Reflections - (Just Like) Romeo & Juliet
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- Irma Thomas - Wish Someone Would Care
- Marvin Gaye - You're A Wonderful One
- Martha & The Vandellas - In My Lonely Room
- The Temptations - The Way You Do The Things You Do
- Chuck Berry - Nadine (Is It You?)
- Major Lance - The Matador
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