Tuesday 22 December 1964
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Jackson in Houston and Simon Kirby.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles.
In UK I Feel Fine by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Le inchieste del commissario Maigret.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Mike Jackson in Houston: Texas, USA; pitcher (Seattle Mariners).
- Simon Kirby: English businessman and politician.
- Mike Jackson: American baseball player.
- Bonifacio Gil Garcia: Composer, dies at 66.
- Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet).
- First flight of the SR-71 (Blackbird).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Feel Fine
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely
- The Beatles - She's A Woman
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Goin' Out Of My Head
- Lorne Greene - Ringo
- The Beach Boys - Dance, Dance, Dance
- The Larks - The Jerk
- The Rolling Stones - Time Is On My Side
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