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 birth chart on August 4, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). 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 Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
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The Gorgon

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco, Barbara Shelley

Kisses for My President

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Edward Andrews

Looking for Love

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Connie Francis, Jim Hutton, Susan Oliver, Joby Baker

The Thrill Killers

Directed by: Ray Dennis Steckler

Starring: Ray Dennis Steckler, Liz Renay, Joseph Bardo, Carolyn Brandt

Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun

Directed by: Osvaldo Civirani

Starring: Mark Forest, Anna-Maria Pace, Giuliano Gemma, Ángela Rhu

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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

TV Series

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Match of the Day

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Swizzlewick

Teatro de hoy

Lance at Large

Upbeat

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Books

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The Kennedy Wit

By: Bill Adler

Vintage paperback The Kennedy Wit: The Humor and Wisdom of John F. Kennedy by Bill Adler

A Moveable Feast

By: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published

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

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

By: John Le Carre

The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from Viking in September 2016The 50th-anniversary edition of the bestselling novel that launched John le Carré’s career worldwide In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, …

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy

By: Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy, by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur, published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1964 with edition stated. Description: Black boards with President's signature and dates on the front


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