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Friday 11 December 1964

1964-12-11

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mr. Lonely by Bobby Vinton. In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits. Zorba the Greek, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Zorba the Greek

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon

Country: United States

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Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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Father Goose

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard

Country: United States

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Guns at Batasi

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

R3

Starring: John Robinson, Brenda Saunders, Elizabeth Sellars, Richard Wordsworth

Country: United Kingdom

Gideon C.I.D.

Written by: John Creasey

Starring: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson

Country: United Kingdom

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Profiles in Courage

Starring: Walter Matthau, Simon Oakland, Michael Constantine, Laurence Naismith

Country: United States

That Regis Philbin Show

Starring: Eartha Kitt, Regis Philbin, Shelley Berman, Don Rickles

Country: United States

Redcap

Starring: John Thaw

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Mark Karr: American who claimed involvement in JonBenet Ramsey case.
  • Michel Courtemanche: French Canadian comedian.
  • Dave Schools: American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Widespread Panic Stockholm Syndrome and J Mascis + The Fog).
  • Carolyn Waldo: Canadian swimmer and sportscaster.
  • Justin Currie: Scottish founding member of the cult rock band, Del Amitri, in 1981.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Percy Kilbride: Actor (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 76.
  • Sam Cooke: American performer with incredible singing talent, whose mixture of pop and gospel laid the foundations for the rise of modern soul music.
Facts:
  • Sam Cooke, American singer ("You Send Me", "Sad Moon"), slain at a motel at age 33.
  • Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
  • Che Guevara addresses the U.N. General Assembly.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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