Wednesday February 05, 1964

US date format: 2/5/1964, UK date format: 5/2/1964

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 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 Laura Linney and Duff McKagan. In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Scent Of Water by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Copycat.
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Holidays

  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf

Events

  • Kashmir Day On February 5, 1964, India backed out of its promise to hold plebiscite in disputed territory of Kashmir. Instead, in March 1965, the Indian Parliament passed a bill, declaring Kashmir a province of India. In 1948, India had taken the issue of Kashmir to the United Nations Security Council and offered to hold a plebiscite in the held Kashmir under UN supervision.

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel

Country: United States of America

Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Seven Days in May

Seven Days in May

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner

Country: United States of America

Destry

Destry

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States of America

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

How to Be an Alien

How to Be an Alien

Davy Jones

Davy Jones

Les beaux yeux d'Agatha

Les beaux yeux d'Agatha

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Books

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The Scent Of Water by Elizabeth Goudge

The Scent Of Water

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"A captivating story filled with English charm, luminous wisdom, and astounding spiritual insight"Goudge's singular gift is the depth and insight she brings to her characters. Mary Lindsay is a born and bred Londoner who has enjoyed her city life--a prestigious …

The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever

The Wapshot Scandal

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

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

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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, …

Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy

Confessions Of An Advertising Man

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A new edition of the timeless business classic featured on Mad Men—as fresh and relevant now as the day it was written "We admire people who work hard, who are objective and thorough.

The Quiet Crisis by Stewart L. Udall

The Quiet Crisis

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Excerpt from The Quiet CrisisGrateful acknowledgment is made to Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., for selections from "The Gift Outright" from Complete Poems of Robert Frost, copyright 1942 by Robert Frost;


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