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Tuesday 12 May 1964

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joy Ellen Kitzmiller in Los Angeles and Pamela Dunn. In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells. In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. What a Way to Go!, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Martyred by Richard E. Kim was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Horizon.
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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 months ?

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 12 May 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • Manlio Brosio chosen as secretary-general of NATO.
  • Twelve young men in New York City publicly burn their draft cards to protest the war the first such act of war resistance.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7870
  • Life: Which VicePresident for Johnson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bishop Gerald Kennedy -- May 8, 1964

Books

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

The Martyred

By: Richard E. Kim

"Written in a mood of total austerity; and yet the passion of the book is perpetually beating up against its seemingly barren surface.

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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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A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

By: Jim Bishop

"To my eternal sorrow, I was the last writer to work with President Kennedy on an exclusive story. Therefore, I asked to have it published as it was written, without anything

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Von Ryan'S Express

By: David Westheimer

Von Ryan's Express - 1st Edition/1st Printing

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