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Wednesday, 26 February 1964

1964-02-26

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. Le Doulos, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Le Doulos

Le Doulos

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly

Country: United States

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The Fire Within

The Fire Within

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Maurice Ronet, Lna Skerla, Yvonne Clech

Country: United States

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Seven Days in May

Seven Days in May

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March

Country: United States

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The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?

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

Country: United States

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The Silence

The Silence

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten

Country: United States

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TV Series

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That Was the Week That Was

That Was the Week That Was

Starring: David Frost, Nancy Ames, Paul Sand

Country: United States

The Hollywood Palace

The Hollywood Palace

Starring: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

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Ray Rayner and His Friends

Ray Rayner and His Friends

Starring: Ray Rayner

Country: United States

Shenanigans

Shenanigans

Starring: Stubby Kaye, Kenny Williams

Country: United States

Hollywood Backstage

Hollywood Backstage

Starring: John Willis, Susan Oliver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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
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Facts:
  • U.S. politician John Glenn slips on a bathroom rug in his Columbus, Ohio apartment and hits his head on the bathtub, injuring his left inner ear, and prompting him (later that week) to withdraw from the race for the Democratic Party Senate nomination.

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Books

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

By: John Le Carre

The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from Viking in September 2016The 50th-anniversary edition of the bestselling novel that launched John le Carré’s career worldwide In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, ...

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Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

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Herzog by Saul Bellow

Herzog

By: Saul Bellow

In one of his finest achievements, Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption.This

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Armageddon by Leon Uris

Armageddon

By: Leon Uris

In Berlin at the end of World War II, an American Army officer bears witness to the aftermath of one historic tragedy and the rise of another Captain Sean O’Sullivan distinguishes himself as a courageous soldier in the closing days ...

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