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Saturday, 12 December 1964

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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. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Zorba the Greek

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

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

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

Father Goose

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard

Country: United States

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Guns at Batasi

Guns at Batasi

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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R3

R3

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

Country: United Kingdom

Gideon C.I.D.

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

Profiles in Courage

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

Country: United States

That Regis Philbin Show

That Regis Philbin Show

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

Country: United States

Redcap

Redcap

Starring: John Thaw

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Books

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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.

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Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, ...

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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.This

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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 ...

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