Thursday 26 March 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ulf Samuelsson in Fagersta and Ab Plugboer.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to She Loves You by The Beatles.
In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits.
The Quick Gun, directed by Sidney Salkow, 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 Die Drehscheibe.
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1964 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Ulf Samuelsson in Fagersta: Sweden; NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, New York Rangers).
- Ab Plugboer: soccer player (FC Utrecht).
- Baz Warne: English guitarist (The Stranglers).
- Hai Zi: Chinese poet (d. 1989).
- Julie Jézéquel: French actress and writer.
- Todd Barry: American comedian and actor
- Martin Donnelly: Irish race car driver
- Maria Miller: English businessman and politician Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport
- Ulf Samuelsson: Swedish ice hockey player and coach
- Funny Girl with Barbra Streisand opens at Winter Garden Theater in New York City for 1,348 performances.
- US Treasury ends redemption of silver certificates for silver dollars, instead redeeming in refined silver granules and bullion bars, at a value of $1.292929292 per ounce.
- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara delivers an address that reiterates American determination to give South Vietnam increased military and economic aid, in its war against the Communist insurgency.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - She Loves You
- The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- The Beatles - Twist And Shout
- The Beatles - Please Please Me
- The Four Seasons - Dawn (Go Away)
- The Beach Boys - Fun, Fun, Fun
- Terry Stafford - Suspicion
- Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly!
- Bobby Vinton - My Heart Belongs To Only You
- The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
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