It was Saturday, 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. Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in December 1964 ?

  • Sex and the Single GirlSex and the Single Girl
    directed by Richard Quine
    starring: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood
  • GoldfingerGoldfinger
    directed by Guy Hamilton
    starring: Sean Connery, Gert Frbe, Honor Blackman
  • Kiss Me, StupidKiss Me, Stupid
    directed by Billy Wilder
    starring: Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston
  • Marriage Italian StyleMarriage Italian Style
    directed by Vittorio De Sica
    starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Puglisi
  • Zorba the GreekZorba the Greek
    directed by Michael Cacoyannis
    starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 12 December 1964 ?


Holidays
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)

Facts
  • Shooting starts for Star Trek pilot The Cage (Menagerie)
  • Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of the Republic of Kenya.

Famous People born
Haywood Jeffires;: NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers).
Sabu: American professional wrestler

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1964 ?

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Books

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

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

by John Le Carre


The 50th-anniversary edition of the bestselling novel that launched John le Carré’s career worldwide In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries.

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1964. First Edition with all first state points, those being - on Jacket: James Jones blurb instead of Nelson Algren's at bottom of back panel; $ 5.00

Herzog by Saul Bellow

Herzog

by Saul Bellow


In one of his finest achievements, Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption.

Armageddon by Leon Uris

Armageddon

by Leon Uris


In Berlin at the end of World War II, an American Army officer bears witness to the aftermath of one historic tragedy and the rise of another  Captain Sean O’Sullivan distinguishes himself as a courageous soldier in the closing days of World War II, but what comes next tests his deepest reserves of strength and conviction.

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