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Friday 1 May 1964

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ruth Picardie and Carlos Aalbers. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. Black Sabbath, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Horizon.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Horizon

Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Musikauktion

Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Mary Roos, Herta Konrad, Paul Kuhn

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug

Rocambole

Starring: Pierre Vernier, Pierre Collet, Alain Dekok, Hubert Deschamps

Country: France

Die Drehscheibe

Starring: Bielefelder Kinderchor, Udo Jürgens, Dunja Rajter, Oldwig Jancke

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Black Sabbath

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Michle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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The Horror of Party Beach

Directed by: Del Tenney

Starring: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allan Laurel

Country: United States

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The Life of Oharu

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tsukie Matsuura, Ichir Sugai

Country: United States

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From Russia with Love

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya

Country: United States

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Paris When It Sizzles

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: William Holden, Audrey Hepburn, Grgoire Aslan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st BASIC program runs on a computer (Dartmouth)
  • At Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, the BASIC programming language runs for the first time. The language was developed by professors John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz, BASIC is an acronym for Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. It is based on FORTRAN and Algol, and was developed for a General Electric 225 mainframe computer.
  • Senator Barry Goldwater receives more than 75% of the votes in the Texas Republican Presidential primary.
  • Some 400–1,000 students march through Times Square, New York and another 700 in San Francisco, in the first major student demonstration against the Vietnam War. Smaller marches also occur in Boston, Seattle, and Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Henry Hezekiah Dee and Charles Eddie Moore, hitchhiking in Meadville, Mississippi, are kidnapped and beaten by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Their badly decomposed bodies are found by chance 2 months later in July, during the search for 3 civil rights workers – Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: New York Worlds Fair
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lyndon B. Johnson -- May 1, 1964
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Naked Society

By: Vance Packard

Originally published in 1964, The Naked Society was the first book to discuss how then-new technologies such as hidden microphones, concealed cameras, modern filing systems, and the polygraph lie detector could

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A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

By: Jim Bishop

"To my eternal sorrow, I was the last writer to work with President Kennedy on an exclusive story. Therefore, I asked to have it published as it was written, without anything

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Beat The Dealer

By: Edward O. Thorp

New York Times Bestseller Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by

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The Wapshot Scandal

By: John Cheever

Dust jacket design by Anita Scott. His second novel about the Wapshot family, for which he received the William Dean Howells Medal.

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