It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles.
In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits.
The Fire Within, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Le Doulos
directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly
- The Fire Within
directed by Louis Malle
starring: Maurice Ronet, Lna Skerla, Yvonne Clech
- Seven Days in May
directed by John Frankenheimer
starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March
- The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?
directed by Ray Dennis Steckler
starring: Ray Dennis Steckler, Carolyn Brandt, Brett O'Hara
- The Silence
directed by Ingmar Bergman
starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten
Which were the important events of Wednesday, 26 February 1964 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Leonid I. Brezhnev -- Feb. 21, 1964
Playboy Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold - John Le Carre
Candy - Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg
Herzog - Saul Bellow
Armageddon - Leon Uris
IBM System/360 Computer Only $1715 a Month (1964)
Kelloggs Special K Cereal Newer Knowledge (1964)
Life Is Just One... (1964)' title
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 February 1964 is such a special date for you!