Wednesday 15 January 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Osmo Tapio Raihala and Paula Schnurr in Kirkland Lake.
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.
The Incredible Mr. Limpet, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Tenkes kapitánya.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1964 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Osmo Tapio Raihala: Finnish composer.
- Paula Schnurr in Kirkland Lake: Ontario, Canada; 1500m runner (Olympics-8-1992, 1996).
- Cees van: der de Linden; soccer player.
- Janet Lim-Napoles: Filipina businesswoman who is believed to have masterminded the Priority Development Assistance Fund Scam.
- Osmo Räihälä: Finnish composer.
- Teamsters negotiate first national labor contract.
- Baseball agrees to hold a free-agent draft in New York City, New York.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again
- The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
- The Murmaids - Popsicles And Icicles
- Bobby Rydell - Forget Him
- The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
- The Singing Nun - Dominique
- The Rip Chords - Hey Little Cobra
- Shirley Ellis - The Nitty Gritty
- The Marketts - Out Of Limits
- Jan & Dean - Drag City
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