THIS DAY IN 1964: THE SINGLE 'RINGO FOR PRESIDENT' IS RELEASED IN THE U.S.

This day in 1964: The single ‘Ringo For President’ is released in the U.S.

This day in 1964 – The single by The Young World Singers called ‘Ringo For President’ was released in the US. Such was The Beatles drummer appeal that fans launched a “Ringo for President” campaign in the midst of the Johnson/Goldwater race. A well-organized contingent – most of whose members were below the voting age of 21 – banded together to enter the drummer as a third-party write-in candidate for Commander in Chief.

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