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Saturday 2 May 1964

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Éric Elmosnino and Jan Kounen. 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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Old Newspapers

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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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What the sky looked like on 2 May 1964

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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 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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Facts:
  • 90th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 2:00.
  • Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion.
  • Vietnam War: An explosion sinks the USS Card while docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship.
  • First ascent of Shishapangma the fourteenth highest mountain in the world and the lowest of the Eight-thousanders.

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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 Night In Lisbon

By: Erich Maria Remarque

History and fate collide as the Nazis rise to power in The Night in Lisbon, a classic tale of survival from the renowned author of All Quiet on the Western Front.

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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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Von Ryan'S Express

By: David Westheimer

An Air Force colonel unwittingly delivers a group of British and American officers into the hands of the Germans and then plans an escape

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