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 ?
Famous People born
- 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.
: American actor and martial artist
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Leonid I. Brezhnev -- Feb. 21, 1964
Playboy Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7859
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
Replique Perfume Bottle Photo (1964)
Movado Pocket Wrist Watch (1964)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 February 1964 is such a special date for you!