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

 TIME Magazine Cover: Buddhism -- Dec. 11, 1964
TIME Magazine Cover: Buddhism -- Dec. 11, 1964

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.7900
Sports Illustrated: no.7900
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Books

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

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

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Books

Candy - Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy - Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

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Books

Herzog - Saul Bellow

Herzog - Saul Bellow

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Books

Armageddon - Leon Uris

Armageddon - Leon Uris

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Old Journal Ads

Moore McCormack Lines (1964)Moore McCormack Lines (1964)
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Old Journal Ads

The Chalk Garden (Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills and John Mills) (1964)The Chalk Garden (Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills and John Mills) (1964)
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Old Journal Ads

Gordons Distilled London Dry Gin (1964)Gordons Distilled London Dry Gin (1964)
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Tell the world why Saturday, 12 December 1964 is such a special date for you!