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Wednesday 23 September 1964

1964-09-23

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. Band of Outsiders, directed by JeanLuc Cinéma Godard, 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Band of Outsiders

Directed by: JeanLuc Cinéma Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Danile Girard

Country: United States

A Woman Is a Woman

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo

Country: United States

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Topkapi

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell

Country: United States

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Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyko Kishida, Hiroko It

Country: United States

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Fail-Safe

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

World War One

Starring: Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Slattery's People

Written by: James E. Moser

Starring: Richard Crenna

Country: United States

Kentucky Jones

Written by: Albert Beich, William H. Wright

Starring: Dennis Weaver, Ricky Der

Country: United States

The Addams Family

Written by: David Levy

Starring: Carolyn Jones, John Astin, Ted Cassidy, Jackie Coogan

Country: United States

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Valentine's Day

Written by: Hal Kanter

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Jack Soo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sigolène Prébois: French designer, set designer and decorator, who, with business partner Catherine Lévy, since 1992 has run the 'Tsé & Tsé associées' brand and company that designs, manufactures and markets items for the home.
  • Bruno Solo: French actor and producer, formerly TV presenter, he created the TV serie "Caméra Café".
  • Diane Dixon: Brooklyn, New York -- 4x400m runner (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Leon Meijs: Soccer player (Willem II).
  • Clayton Blackmore: Welsh footballer and manager.
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Facts:
  • Fiddler on the Roof with Zero Mostel premieres in New York City

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7889
  • Life: Sophia Loren
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles H. Percy -- Sep. 18, 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.

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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

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.

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