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
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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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1964 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1964 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1964. First Edition with all first state points, those being - on Jacket: James Jones blurb instead of Nelson Algren's at bottom of back panel; $ 5.00
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.
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.
Iberia Airlines Spain Dc-8 1rst Class Cabin (1964)
Lufthansa Airlines Boeing 727 Europa Jet Photo (1964)
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