Thursday 27 February 1964
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ewen Vernal and April Heinrichs in Littleton.
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 Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1964 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Ewen Vernal: British pop bassist (Deacon Blue-Your Town).
- April Heinrichs in Littleton: Colorado, USA; American women's soccer coach (Olympics-1996).
- Richard de: Vries; soccer player (De Graafschap).
- Todd Bodine: American race car driver and one of three racing brothers.
- John Pyper-Ferguson: Australian-Canadian actor.
- Thomas Lange: German rower and physician
- Jeffrey Pasley: professor of American history at the University of Missouri
- Orry-Kelly: Australian costume designer (Born 1897).
- What Makes Sammy Run? opens at 84th St. Theater NYC for 540 performances
- The government of Italy asks for help to keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling over.
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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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