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Saturday 8 February 1964

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yves Censi and Tatjana Clasing. 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 Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Copycat.
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Directed by: Jacques Demy

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

Country: United States

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Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

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

Country: United States

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Seven Days in May

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: George Marshall

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

Country: United States

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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

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Directed by: Jon Amiel

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How to Be an Alien

Davy Jones

Les beaux yeux d'Agatha

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Historical Events

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  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernst Kretschmer: German psychologist who is noted for originating the four body types and topology of body constitution.
  • Rep Martha Griffiths address gets civil rights protection for women being added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act
  • Representative Martha Griffiths' address gets civil rights protection for women added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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Planetary positions on February 08, 1964 - Geocentric view

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Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
  2. The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
  3. What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am) - The Tams
  4. The Shirelles - Tonight You're Gonna Fall In Love With Me
  5. Harlem Shuffle - Bob And Earl
  6. The Impressions - Talking About My Baby
  7. When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes - The Supremes
  8. Baby, I Love You - The Ronettes
  9. Gonna Send You Back To Georgia (A City Slick) - Timmy Shaw
  10. Going Going Gone - Brook Benton
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Needles And Pins - The Searchers
  2. Diane - The Bachelors
  3. I'm The One - Gerry & The Pacemakers
  4. Anyone Who Had A Heart - Cilla Black
  5. The Swinging Blue Jeans - Hippy Hippy Shake


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Confessions Of An Advertising Man

By: David Ogilvy

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.

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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, ...

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The Venetian Affair

By: Helen MacInnes

Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought.

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