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HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN - ANIMALS - 1964

NEWS
•    The “War on Poverty” would be declared
•    An attack on an American destroyer would begin the Viet Nam war
•    Barry Goldwater ran for President.
•    US Surgeon General warns against cigarette smoking.
•    Nelson Mandela imprisoned in South Africa, for opposing Apartheid.
•    Major earthquake ("Good Friday Earthquake") hits Alaska.


FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    MOVIES: “Bikini Beach”,  “Dr. Strangelove”, “My Fair Lady” wins an Oscar
•    The Beatles would have a total of 4 #1 songs in 1964, they would receive 8 gold records in 1964.They would appear on the Ed Sullivan show twice!
•    “Go-Go Girls” Carol Doda began go-go dancing topless at the Condor Club in San Francisco. She became the world's most famous go-go dancer, dancing at the Condor for 22 years.
•    The first “Muscle Car” the Pontiac GTO hits the streets, as does the Ford Mustang.
•    We were dancing “The Swim” “The Frug” & “The Watusi” .


#1@1
•    Alan Price of the Animals has claimed that the song was originally a sixteenth-century English folk song about a Soho brothel, and that English emigrants took the song to America where it was adapted to its later New Orleans setting.
•    From Newcastle in Northern England, The Animals with “The House of the Rising Sun” your # 1 @ 1 from September 1964.



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