Monday 24 February 1964
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Todd Field and Andy Crane.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
Le Doulos, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Einer wird gewinnen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1964 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Todd Field: American actor and film director.
- Andy Crane: British radio and TV host.
- Serge Hélan: French triple jumper, best known for his bronze medal at the 1995 World Indoor Championships.
- Bill Bailey: Comedian.
- Russell Ingall: Australian race car driver.
- Takashi Nagasako: Japanese voice actor
- Frank Conroy: Actor (Midnight Mary, Threat), dies at 73.
- Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- Al (He's the King) Hirt - Java
- The Rivieras - California Sun
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me
- Diane Renay - Navy Blue
- Dale & Grace - Stop And Think It Over
- Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
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