Sunday 23 August 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cam Emerson and Johan Bruyneel.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes.
In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1964 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Cam Emerson: Hamilton, Ontario -- Canadian golfer (1989 Canadian Long Drive).
- Johan Bruyneel: Belgium professional cyclist who placed 60th in one race at the Atlanta Olympics and 24th in "against the clock" race.
- Kong Hee: Singaporean pastor founded the City Harvest Church.
- Wendy Pepper: American fashion designer.
- Yoshikazu Taru: Japanese professional wrestler.
- Marilynn Smith wins Albuquerque Professional Amateur Golf Tournament
- St. Louis Cardinals are 11 games back in NL, and win World Series
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go
- Dean Martin - Everybody Loves Somebody
- The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
- The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk
- The Animals - The House Of The Rising Sun
- Bobby Freeman - C'mon And Swim
- The Dave Clark Five - Because
- The Ventures - Walk..Don't Run '64
- Dusty Springfield - Wishin' And Hopin'
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - How Do You Do It
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