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Wednesday 26 August 1964

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dave Boyes and Karla Karch-Gailus. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, 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. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Mary Poppins

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Marnie

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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Scandal

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Match of the Day

Starring: Gary Lineker, John Motson, Guy Mowbray, Arsène Wenger

Country: United Kingdom

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Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut

Horizon

Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom

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Musikauktion

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

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dave Boyes: St. Catharines, Ontario -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
  • Karla Karch-Gailus: Vancouver, British Columbia -- Basketball guard (1996 Olympics).
  • Steven Robbins: American homicide, beat his estranged wife, Kathy Jean, to death and put a knife in her throat on 5 December 1993.
  • Mehriban Aliyeva: Azerbaijani wife of Ilham Aliyev.
  • Peter Bromby: Bermudian sailor.
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Facts:
  • Italians CP selects Luigi Longo as chairman
  • LBJ nominated at Democratic Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Lyndon Johnson nominated for President at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Books

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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

When James Bond rescues a beautiful, reckless girl from self-destruction, he finds himself with a lead on one of the most dangerous men in the world: Ernst Stavro Blofeld, an evil genius who is conducting research that could threaten the ...

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