Wednesday 9 December 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Petr Briza in Prague and Johannes B Kerner.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mr. Lonely by Bobby Vinton.
In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der goldene Schuß.
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1964 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Petr Briza in Prague: Czechoslovakia; hockey goalie (Team Czechoslovakia Representative).
- Johannes B Kerner: German TV presenter.
- Marco Bellavia: Italian actor, television host and author.
- Hape Kerkeling: German actor, presenter and comedian.
- Johannes Kerner: German TV personality and sportscaster.
- Nevin Markwart: Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 309 games in the National Hockey League, 1981–1993. He played for the Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames.
- Michael Foster: Drummer
- Paul Landers: German guitarist (Rammstein Feeling B and First Arsch)
- Larry Emdur: Australian television host
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- Lorne Greene - Ringo
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- The Beatles - I Feel Fine
- The Rolling Stones - Time Is On My Side
- The Kinks - You Really Got Me
- The Supremes - Baby Love
- Gene Pitney - I'm Gonna Be Strong
- The Beach Boys - Dance, Dance, Dance
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