In the summer of 1964 we were preparing for and then sitting our 'O' Levels. It was a balmy summer. The Mods and Rockers met on Margate beach, Nehru died, Mandela was sentenced to life for treason, Churchill retired at 89 from the Commons.
Over May, June and July there were seven number one singles in the charts. How many of them can you name?
Don't Throw Your Love Away - The Searchers
Juliet - Four Pennies
You're My World - Cilla Black
House Of The Rising Sun - Animals
It's All Over Now - Rolling Stones
Hard Day's Night - Beatles
A Levels 1966
Mini-skirts, Mary Quant, Wallace becomes Governor of Alabama, Doctors get a rise to £4k a year, Everton won The FA Cup, Cassius Clay beats Henry Cooper, first episode of "Til Death Us Do Part", Barclaycard introduced, the first British Credit Card, Hindley sentenced to life, US bomb Hanoi.
Over May and June there were four number one singles in the charts. Can you name them?
Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann
Paint It, Black - Rolling Stones
Strangers In The Night - Frank
Paperback Writer - Beatles