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Wednesday 12 August 1964

US date format: 8/12/1964, UK date format: 12/8/1964

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Katherine Boo and Michael Hagan. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin. 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 A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Win!.
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Movies

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The Gorgon

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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

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Kisses for My President

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

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

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Looking for Love

Directed by: Don Weis

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

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The Thrill Killers

Directed by: Ray Dennis Steckler

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

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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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TV Series

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

Ready, Steady, Win!

Fire Crackers

The Children of the New Forest

Match of the Day

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Mickey Mantle switch-hits HR record 10th and final time in a game
  • 10th time Mickey Mantle switch-hits home run in a game, one goes 502 feet.
  • Race riot in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA.
  • Charlie Wilson, one of the Great Train Robbers, escapes from Winson Green Prison in Birmingham, England.
  • South Africa is banned from the Olympic Games due to the country's racist policies.

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Books

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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

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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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The Group

By: Mary McCarthy

Written with a trenchant, sardonic edge, The Group is a dazzlingly outspoken novel and a captivating look at the social history of America between two world wars.

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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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