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..

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Movies

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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
  • 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.

Famous People born
Mark Dacascos: American actor and martial artist

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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 50th-anniversary edition of the bestselling novel that launched John le Carré’s career worldwide In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries.

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg


Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, and everyone she meets when she sets out to experience the world.

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.

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 of World War II, but what comes next tests his deepest reserves of strength and conviction.

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