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Thursday 1 October 1964

1964-10-01

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cheyenne Autumn

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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Contempt

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli

Country: United States

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Band of Outsiders

Directed by: JeanLuc Cinéma Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Danile Girard

Country: United States

A Woman Is a Woman

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo

Country: United States

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Topkapi

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Tom, Dick and Mary

Starring: Don Galloway, Joyce Bulifant, Steve Franken

Country: United States

The Young Marrieds

Starring: Brenda Benet, Les Brown Jr., Susan Brown, Betty Conner

Country: United States

Karen

Written by: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher

Starring: Richard Denning, Gina Gillespie, Mary LaRoche, Debbie Watson

Country: United States

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Count of Monte Cristo

Starring: Alan Badel, Natasha Parry, Morris Perry, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom

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World War One

Starring: Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernst Toch: Austrian-American composer and songwriter (d. 1964).
Facts:
  • 1st official broadcast of Trans World Radio on Bonaire
  • 2nd Dutch televisienet begins broadcastings
  • WSJU TV channel 18 in Carolina, PR begins broadcasting
  • WTSJ TV channel 18 in San Juan, PR (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WWAY TV channel 3 in Wilmington, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Books

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The Venetian Affair

By: Helen MacInnes

Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought.

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The Living Reed

By: Pearl S. Buck

The Living Reed follows four generations of one family, the Kims, beginning with Il-han and his father, both advisors to the royal family in Korea. When Japan invades and the queen is killed, Il-han takes his family into hiding.

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The Hat On The Bed

By: John O'Hara

First Edition. First Printing (STATED) Attractive Book. Tiny tears to DJ. Dated christmas inscription to friend on front end page. Christmas stamp dated 1963 glued a top price of DJ sleeve.

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On Her Majesty'S Secret Service

By: Ian Fleming

Fourth impression. Good condition book with like DJ. Boards are clean with minor wear and a slight twist to spine. Content clean with bright pages and a solid binding.

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