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Thursday 6 August 1964

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Mooney and Lauren Cowan. In that special week of August people in US were listening to A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles. In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. A Hard Day's Night, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while A Night In Lisbon by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Marnie

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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Scandal

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

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The Masque of the Red Death

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Mooney: Seattle, Washington -- Sprint kayak (1996 Olympics).
  • Lauren Cowan: Benalla, Victoria -- Golfer (1994 66th English Womens Open).
  • Moosie Drier in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actor (Laugh-in).
  • Robert Mimbs: CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders).
  • Sharon Gusberti: Italian film actress and fashion model, whose career in the entertainment world was very short.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Ecclesiam Suam
  • Prometheus, a bristlecone pine and the world's oldest tree, is cut down.

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Books

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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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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

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, ...

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The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

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 ...

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Convention

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

Fletcher Knebel, author of the"Seven Days in May" White House thriller turns his attention to the political convention for the Presidency this time.

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