Monday January 13, 1964
US date format: 1/13/1964, UK date format: 13/1/1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Penelope Ann Miller and Ronan Rafferty.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton.
In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Three Sirens by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching That's My Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 13, 1964?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, is appointed archbishop of Krakow, Poland.
- Anti-Muslim riots break out in Calcutta : resulting in 100 deaths.
- In Manchester, New Hampshire, 14-year-old Pamela Mason is murdered. Edward Coolidge is tried and convicted of the crime, but the conviction is set aside by the landmark Fourth Amendment Case quotCoolidge vs. New Hampshire (1971).quot
- ''Hello, Dolly!'' opens in New York City's St. James Theatre.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 13, 1964?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- The Supremes - When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
- Jerry Butler - Need To Belong
- Shirley Ellis - The Nitty Gritty
- Ray Charles - That Lucky Old Sun
- Dionne Warwick - Anyone Who Had A Heart
- Martha & The Vandellas - Quicksand
- The Ronettes - Baby, I Love You
- Chubby Checker - Loddy Lo
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 13If January 13, 1964 is your birthday you're 56 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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