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Friday 8 May 1964

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Richardson in Palo Alto and Melissa Gilbert [Boxleitner/Brinkman] in Los Angeles. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong. What a Way to Go!, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Horizon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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

Die Drehscheibe

Starring: Bielefelder Kinderchor, Udo Jürgens, Dunja Rajter, Oldwig Jancke

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

What a Way to Go!

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Black Sabbath

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Michle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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The Horror of Party Beach

Directed by: Del Tenney

Starring: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allan Laurel

Country: United States

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The Life of Oharu

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tsukie Matsuura, Ichir Sugai

Country: United States

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From Russia with Love

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1964?

  • Life: Which VicePresident for Johnson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bishop Gerald Kennedy -- May 8, 1964
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7869

Books

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

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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When The Cheering Stopped

By: Gene Smith

The extraordinary story of Woodrow Wilson's last years in the White House and after, and the part played by his wife when the nation was without a President able to perform

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The Green Felt Jungle

By: Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris

The Green Felt Jungle is the first book that dares to penetrate the mirage of Las Vegas, the respectable, fun-loving resort where carefree tourists may innocently and legally indulge in gambling.

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Reuben, Reuben

By: Peter DeVries

Two great deli sandwiches.............(pretty corny and cheesy, eh?--nudge, nudge) Reuben, Reuben inspired the Broadway play, Spofford. THIS IS THE BASIS FOR THE HIT MOVIE STARRING TOM CONTI Reuben, Reuben is a 1983 comedy film.

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