Thursday 7 May 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mustapha Zerqti and Ronnie Harmon NFL running back (San Diego Chargers.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong.
What a Way to Go!, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Martyred by Richard E. Kim was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Horizon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1964 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Mustapha Zerqti: Moroccan / Netherlands writer (Ihtidaar hub fi el-mahd).
- Ronnie Harmon NFL running back (San Diego Chargers: Tennessee Oilers).
- Doug Benson: American comedian.
- Ronnie Harmon: American football player.
- Denis Mandarino: Brazilian guitarist composer and painter.
- Leslie O'Neal: American football player
- Pacific Air Lines Flight 773, a Fairchild F-27 airliner, crashes near San Ramon, California, killing all 44 aboard; the FBI later reports that a cockpit recorder tape indicates that the pilot and co-pilot had been shot by a suicidal passenger.
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
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