Tuesday August 04, 1964

US date format: 8/4/1964, UK date format: 4/8/1964

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 4, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sebastian Roché and B J Surhoff. In that special week of August people in US were listening to A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Gorgon, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Spire by William Golding was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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Events

  • North Vietnamese torpedos US ships Gulf of Tonkin
  • American civil rights movement: civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney are found dead in Mississippi after disappearing on June 21.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident: U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy report coming under attack in the Gulf of Tonkin.

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Movies

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Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke

The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon

Country: United States of America

The Pawnbroker

The Pawnbroker

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sánchez

Country: United States of America

A Hard Day's Night

A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Fujimaru of the Wind

Fujimaru of the Wind

Pension Spreewitz

Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut

Match of the Day

Match of the Day

Starring: Gary Lineker, John Motson, Guy Mowbray, Arsène Wenger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Nicht verzagen - Stangl fragen

Nicht verzagen - Stangl fragen

The Beat Room

The Beat Room

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Spire by William Golding

The Spire

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The vision that drives Dean Jocelin to construct an immense new spire above his cathedral tests the limits of all who surround him.

The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

The Invisible Government

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1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

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"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

The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss

The Rector Of Justin

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Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a …

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

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Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, …

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 04, 1964?

On August 04, 1964 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 04, 1964?

On August 04, 1964 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 04, 1964?

On August 04, 1964 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 04, 1964?

On August 04, 1964 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 04, 1964?

On August 04, 1964 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 04, 1964?

On August 04, 1964 several famous people were born including, Sebastian Roché, B J Surhoff, Deirdre Imus.

What was the number one song in August 04, 1964?

The number one song in the week of August 04, 1964 was A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles in US and Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann in UK.

What were the top hits on August 04, 1964?

The top hits on August 04, 1964 were A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles, Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin, Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes in US and Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann, Have I The Right? by The Honeycombs in UK.