What Happened on May 12, 1964US date format: 5/12/1964, UK date format: 12/5/1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Trey Helliwell and Carla Hall.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells.
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 Wind From The Carolinas by Robert Wilder 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 12 May 1964
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1964 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Trey Helliwell: American impresario, a rock promoter.
- Carla Hall: Chef.
- Deborah Kara Unger: Actress.
- Joy Ellen Kitzmiller in Los Angeles: California, USA; American badminton player (Olympics-1992).
- Pamela Dunn: American homicide victim, abducted by Paul Dunn, her estranged husband and the father of the baby she was carrying, 8/15/1986.
- Pierre Morel: French director and cinematographer.
- Manlio Brosio chosen as secretary-general of NATO.
- Twelve young men in New York City publicly burn their draft cards to protest the war the first such act of war resistance.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- The Beatles - Love Me Do
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- The 4 Seasons - Ronnie
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
- Danny Williams - White On White
- Roy Orbison - It's Over
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- The Impressions - I'm So Proud
- The Reflections - (Just Like) Romeo & Juliet
- Irma Thomas - Wish Someone Would Care
- Betty Everett - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
- Martha & The Vandellas - In My Lonely Room
- Chuck Berry - Nadine (Is It You?)
- Nat King Cole - I Don't Want To Be Hurt Anymore
- Marvin Gaye - You're A Wonderful One
- Slip-In Mules (No High Heel Sneakers) - Sugar Pie DeSanto
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?