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Monday 21 December 1964

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keith Taylor and Joey Kocur in Calgary. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. In UK I Feel Fine by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, 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. On TV people were watching Le inchieste del commissario Maigret.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Sex and the Single Girl

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood

Country: United States

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Kiss Me, Stupid

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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Goldfinger

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Sean Connery, Gert Frbe, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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Marriage Italian Style

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Puglisi

Country: United States

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Zorba the Greek

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

R3

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

Country: United Kingdom

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

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

Country: United States

That Regis Philbin Show

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

Country: United States

Redcap

Starring: John Thaw

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Keith Taylor: NFL safety (Washington Redskins).
  • Joey Kocur in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks).
  • Ed Jongsma: Dutch pop bassist (Sleeze Beez-Look Like Hell).
  • Jussi Hakulinen: Finnish rock musician, a guitarist and singer, a former member of the band Yö-yhtyeen.
  • Jack Noseworthy: American actor, whose most visible movie roles were in Event Horizon, U-571, Barb Wire and Killing Kennedy.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The James Bond film ''Goldfinger'' begins its run in U.S. theaters. It becomes one of the most successful and popular Bond films ever made.
  • Comedian Lenny Bruce is sentenced to 4 months in prison, concluding a 6-month obscenity trial.
  • A cyclone in the Palk Strait destroys the Indian town of Dhanushkodi, killing 1800 people.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7902
  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: Wife of Norman Chandler, owner of the Los Angeles Times. Founded and raised funds for Los Angeles'

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.

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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.

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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.

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On Her Majesty'S Secret Service

By: Ian Fleming

In the aftermath of Operation Thunderball, Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s trail has gone cold—and so has 007’s love for his job. The only thing that can rekindle his passion is Contessa Teresa “Tracy” di Vicenzo, a troubled young woman who shares ...

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