Saturday 8 February 1964
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Gibson and Robert Nebrensky.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits.
Seven Days in May, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Einer wird gewinnen.
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1964 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Dennis Gibson: NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers).
- Robert Nebrensky: Czech actor and musician.
- Robert Nebřenský: Czech actor and singer.
- Trinny Woodall: English fashion designer and author.
- Ernst Kretschmer: German psychologist who is noted for originating the four body types and topology of body constitution.
- Rep Martha Griffiths address gets civil rights protection for women being added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act
- Representative Martha Griffiths' address gets civil rights protection for women added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
- The Marketts - Out Of Limits
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
- The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- Rick Nelson - For You
- Dionne Warwick - Anyone Who Had A Heart
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
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