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Friday 26 June 1964

1964-06-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to A World Without Love by Peter and Gordon. In UK It's Over by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Masque of the Red Death

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher

Country: United States

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A Shot in the Dark

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Zulu

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson

Country: United States

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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West

Country: United States

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Le Trou

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Andr Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Horizon

Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom

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Detective

Starring: Rupert Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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That Was the Week That Was

Starring: David Frost, Nancy Ames, Paul Sand

Country: United States

The Hollywood Palace

Starring: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

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Hollywood Backstage

Starring: John Willis, Susan Oliver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gerrit Rietveld: Dutch architect designed the Rietveld Schröder House (d. 1964).
  • Leo Dandurand: American-born Canadian sports executive (Born 1889).
Facts:
  • Blacks and Whites riot over racial segregation in St. Augustine
  • Moise Tshombe returns to the Democratic Republic of the Congo from exile in Spain.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1964?

  • Life: Governor William Scranton and family
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Kong Le -- June 26, 1964
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7876

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Venetian Affair

By: Helen MacInnes

Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought.

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The Living Reed

By: Pearl S. Buck

The Living Reed follows four generations of one family, the Kims, beginning with Il-han and his father, both advisors to the royal family in Korea. When Japan invades and the queen is killed, Il-han takes his family into hiding.

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The Hat On The Bed

By: John O'Hara

First Edition. First Printing (STATED) Attractive Book. Tiny tears to DJ. Dated christmas inscription to friend on front end page. Christmas stamp dated 1963 glued a top price of DJ sleeve.

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On Her Majesty'S Secret Service

By: Ian Fleming

Fourth impression. Good condition book with like DJ. Boards are clean with minor wear and a slight twist to spine. Content clean with bright pages and a solid binding.

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