Sunday 26 April 1964
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tod Bass in Los Angeles and Tim Jordan.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
The Horror of Party Beach, directed by Del Tenney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while A Night In Lisbon by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Horizon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1964 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Tod Bass in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In).
- Tim Jordan: American athlete and professional linebacker for the New England Patriots.
- Rebecka Törnqvist: Swedish singer.
- Tanganyika andZanzibar form United Republic of Tanganyika andZanzibar
- 18th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat San Francisco Warriors, 4 games to 1.
- Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
- The Dave Clark Five - Bits And Pieces
- The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
- Mary Wells - My Guy
- Jan & Dean - Dead Man's Curve
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