Explore

Thursday 13 August 1964

1964-08-13

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. A Hard Day's Night, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 1964.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 August 1964 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

More info

The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

More info

Marnie

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

More info

Scandal

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

More info

The Masque of the Red Death

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

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

Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut

Horizon

Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom

More info

Musikauktion

Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Mary Roos, Herta Konrad, Paul Kuhn

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug

Rocambole

Starring: Pierre Vernier, Pierre Collet, Alain Dekok, Hubert Deschamps

Country: France

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 13 August 1964!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jay Buhner: Nassau, Texas -- Outfielder (Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees).
  • Hank Cheyne: American actor.
  • Ian Haugland: Swedish drummer (Europe Last Autumn's Dream and Baltimoore).
  • Tom Prince: Kankakee, Illinois -- Catcher (LA Dodgers).
  • Ian Haughland: heavy metal rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown").
See other famous people born on 13 August
Facts:
  • 1st broadcast by Trans World Radio on Bonaire
  • Murderers Gwynne Owen Evans and Peter Anthony Allen become the last people to be executed in the United Kingdom.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 13 August 1964 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

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

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.

More info

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.

More info

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.

More info

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.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Tell the world why 13 August 1964 is such a special date for you!