Wednesday 30 December 1964
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sophie Ward (actress) and Kimberly Taylor [Cindy].
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles.
Time to Love, directed by Metin Erksan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
while My Favorite Things by Dorothy F. Rodgers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Winchell-Mahoney Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 30 December 1964 ?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Sophie Ward (actress)
- Kimberly Taylor [Cindy]: Model / Penthouse Pet (1990).
- Kris Tschetter in Detroit: Michigan, USA; LPGA golfer (1992 Northgate Computer).
- Duglas T Stewart: Scottish musician (BMX Bandits).
- Almir Kayumov: Russian footballer and referee (d. 2013).
- Sylvie Moreau: Canadian actress and screenwriter.
- George Newbern: American actor.
- Duglas Stewart: Scottish singer-songwriter and producer (BMX Bandits).
- Sophie Ward: English actress.
- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) established as a permanent organ of the UN General Assembly.
- Cosmic microwave background radiation is discovered.
- Jerome Horowitz synthesizes zidovudine, an antiviral drug which would later be used in treating HIV.
- Dr. Farrington Daniels' book ''Direct Use of the Sun's Energy'' is published by Yale University Press.
- The Vishva Hindu Parishad is founded.
- The first Moog synthesizer is designed by Robert Moog.
- Rudi Gernreich designs the original monokini topless swimsuit in the US. Gernreich Bio
- Roald Dahl writes ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory''.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - I Feel Fine
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely
- The Beatles - She's A Woman
- The Searchers - Love Potion Number Nine
- Little Anthony and the Imperials - Goin' Out Of My Head
- The Zombies - She's Not There
- The Impressions - Amen
- The Larks - The Jerk
- Julie Rogers - The Wedding
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