Wednesday 8 July 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maryalice Demler in North Tonawanda and Linda Mol.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Get Around by The Beach Boys.
In UK It's Over by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits.
The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Bay Of Pigs by Haynes Johnson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1964 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Maryalice Demler in North Tonawanda: New York, USA; Miss New York-America (1991).
- Linda Mol: Dutch actress, disk-jockey, television presenter and publisher of the glossy Linda.
- Linda de Mol: Dutch actress and screenwriter.
- Alexei Gusarov: Moscow, Russia -- NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche).
- U.S. military personnel announce that U.S. casualties in Vietnam have risen to 1,387, including 399 dead and 17 MIA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beach Boys - I Get Around
- Johnny Rivers - Memphis
- The 4 Seasons - Rag Doll
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
- The Dave Clark Five - Can't You See That She's Mine
- Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop
- Barbra Streisand - People
- Peter and Gordon - A World Without Love
- Stan Getz - The Girl From Ipanema
- Chuck Berry - No Particular Place To Go
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