Sunday May 17, 1964
US date format: 5/17/1964, UK date format: 17/5/1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 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 Stratos Apostolakis and Nancy Gitzen.
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 The Martyred by Richard E. Kim was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Another World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1964?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open Invitational.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1964?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
- Sugar Pie DeSanto - Slip-In Mules (No High Heel Sneakers)
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