April 24th, 1964, was a Friday. It was day 115 of 1964. The decade was the 1960s.
57 years, 4 months and 26 days have passed since April 24th, 1964.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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The movie "Tom Jones" was at the top of the box office on April 24th, 1964.
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In 1964, "Beatlemania" hit the United States. During this time, the word "Beatlemania" was often used to describe the fanaticism that surrounded the English rock group.
The best NBA players in 1964 were Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Bob Pettit and Jerry West.
In 1964, the best soccer players were Pelé, Denis Law, Luis Suárez, Amancio, Eusébio, Paul Van Himst, Jimmy Greaves, Mario Corso, Lev Yashin, Gianni Rivera and Valery Voronin.
"My Fair Lady" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1964.
"Hello, Dolly!" by Louis Armstrong would go on to win a Grammy for 1964's Song of the Year.
The Billboard Charts in 1964 were dominated by the likes of Bobby Vinton, The Beatles, The Supremes, The Dixie Cups, The Animals and Roy Orbison.
Movies released in 1964 included My Fair Lady, Goldfinger, Mary Poppins, The Carpetbaggers, From Russia with Love, A Fistful of Dollars, Fail Safe, Father Goose, A Shot in the Dark, A Hard Day's Night, The Last Man On Earth and The Night of the Iguana.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1964.
During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.
During this time, the United States was slowly escalating its involvement in the Vietnam War. In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy ordered helicopters and 400 Green Berets into South Vietnam. Covert operations against the communist forces in the north were also authorized. By 1963, the number of US military personnel in the country had grown to 10,000.
During the first half of the 1960s, rotary phones were still the most common type of landline phone. Although push-button telephones did exist at this time, they were relatively uncommon.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 24th, 1964.
Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 24th, 1964.
Seán Lemass was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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