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
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..
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 ?
- 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
- 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.
: American actor and martial artist
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 ?
Profiles In Courage
by John F. Kennedy
Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American. [...]
Confessions Of An Advertising Man
by David Ogilvy
A new edition of the timeless business classic featured on Mad Men—as fresh and relevant now as the day it was written "We admire people who work hard, who are objective and thorough. [...]
My Years With General Motors
by Alfred P. Sloan
This edition has no photos nor charts. A free GM_Charts_Supplement.pdf can be download from enetpress.com
“Deliberately to stop growing is to suffocate. [...]
The Green Felt Jungle
by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris
The Green Felt Jungle is the first book that dares to penetrate the mirage of Las Vegas, the respectable, fun-loving resort where carefree tourists may innocently and legally indulge in gambling. [...]
Tell the world why Wednesday, 26 February 1964 is such a special date for you!