Thursday 16 July 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Miguel Indurain and Earl Jones.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons.
In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1964 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Miguel Indurain: Spanish cyclist.
- Earl Jones: American runner, he set a new record of 1:43:74 on 6/19/1984 in the 800 meter race at the Olympic trials.
- Phil Hellmuth: American poker player.
- Melissa Monet: American porn actress director producer and screenwriter.
- Republicans convention selects Barry Goldwater as Presidential Candidate
- At the Republican National Convention in San Francisco, U.S. presidential nominee Barry Goldwater declares that quotextremism in the defense of liberty is no vicequot, and quotmoderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtuequot.
- Six days of race riots begin in Harlem.
- Judith Graham Pool publishes her discovery of cryoprecipitate, a substance that extends the lives of hemophiliacs around the world.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 4 Seasons - Rag Doll
- Johnny Rivers - Memphis
- The Beach Boys - I Get Around
- The Dave Clark Five - Can't You See That She's Mine
- Stan Getz - The Girl From Ipanema
- Jan & Dean - The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
- Roger Miller - Dang Me
- Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop
- The Impressions - Keep On Pushing
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