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..
Which were the most popular movies released in December 1964 ?
- Sex and the Single Girl
directed by Richard Quine
starring: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood
directed by Guy Hamilton
starring: Sean Connery, Gert Frbe, Honor Blackman
- Kiss Me, Stupid
directed by Billy Wilder
starring: Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston
- Marriage Italian Style
directed by Vittorio De Sica
starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Puglisi
- Zorba the Greek
directed by Michael Cacoyannis
starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas
Which were the important events of Saturday, 12 December 1964 ?
- 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)
Famous People born
- Shooting starts for Star Trek pilot The Cage (Menagerie)
- Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of the Republic of Kenya.
: NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers).
: American professional wrestler
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1964 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Buddhism -- Dec. 11, 1964
Playboy Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7900
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold - John Le Carre
Candy - Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg
Herzog - Saul Bellow
Armageddon - Leon Uris
Moore McCormack Lines (1964)
The Chalk Garden (Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills and John Mills) (1964)
Gordons Distilled London Dry Gin (1964)
Tell the world why Saturday, 12 December 1964 is such a special date for you!