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Thursday 2 April 1964

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pete Incaviglia in Pebble Beach and Pete Incaviglia. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. Paris When It Sizzles, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Drehscheibe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Die Drehscheibe

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

Cinéastes de notre temps

Starring: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

Country: France

Detective

Starring: Rupert Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Einer wird gewinnen

Starring: Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff

Country: Germany

A Tenkes kapitánya

Starring: Ferenc Zenthe, László Ungváry, Marianne Krencsey, Tibor Molnár

Country: Hungary

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Movies

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

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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The Quick Gun

Directed by: Sidney Salkow

Starring: Audie Murphy, Merry Anders, James Best

Country: United States

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The Fall of the Roman Empire

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Facts:
  • USSR launches Zond 1 to Venus; no data returned
  • Military coup in Brazil by General Castello Branco, President Goulart ousted.
  • Josef Klaus succeeds Alfons Gorbach as chancellor of Austria.
  • Mrs. Malcolm Peabody, 72, mother of Massachusetts Governor Endicott Peabody, is released on $450 bond after spending 2 days in a St. Augustine, Florida jail, for participating in an anti-segregation demonstration there.
  • The Beatles hold the top 5 positions in the Billboard Top 40 singles in America, an unprecedented achievement. The top songs in America as listed on April 4, in order, are: Can't Buy Me Love, Twist and Shout, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand, and Please Please Me.

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Books

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

The Night Of The Generals

By: Hans Kirst

The famous novel about three Nazi generals and a brutal wartime sex crime--and the inspiration for the 1967 film. When a Polish prostitute is murdered in 1942, the suspects come down

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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.

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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.

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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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