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Thursday 13 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 Debi Mazar and Jay Buhner. 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 The Naked Society by Vance Packard 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

Which were the important events of 13 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Debi Mazar: American actress.
  • Ian Haughland: heavy metal rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown").
  • Jay Buhner: Nassau, Texas -- Outfielder (Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees).
  • Hank Cheyne: American actor.
  • Ian Haugland: Swedish drummer (Europe Last Autumn's Dream and Baltimoore).
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Facts:
  • 1st broadcast by Trans World Radio on Bonaire
  • Murderers Gwynne Owen Evans and Peter Anthony Allen become the last people to be executed in the United Kingdom.

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Books

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The Naked Society

By: Vance Packard

Originally published in 1964, The Naked Society was the first book to discuss how then-new technologies such as hidden microphones, concealed cameras, modern filing systems, and the polygraph lie detector could

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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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The Invisible Government

By: David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

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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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