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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 Ian Haughland and Debi Mazar. 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. A Hard Day's Night, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Marnie

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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Scandal

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

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The Masque of the Red Death

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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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:
  • Ian Haughland: heavy metal rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown").
  • Debi Mazar: American actress.
  • 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 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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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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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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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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