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Tuesday 16 June 1964

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Danny Burstein . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Chapel Of Love by The Dixie Cups. In UK It's Over by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. A Shot in the Dark, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pension Spreewitz.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Shot in the Dark

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson

Country: United States

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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West

Country: United States

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Le Trou

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Andr Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin

Country: United States

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Viva Las Vegas

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut


Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Mary Roos, Herta Konrad, Paul Kuhn

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug


Starring: Pierre Vernier, Pierre Collet, Alain Dekok, Hubert Deschamps

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1964 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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  • Amnesty granted to 3,000 political prisoners
  • Quake strikes Niigata Japan
  • Keith Bennett, 12, is abducted by Myra Hindley and Ian Brady.

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Life magazine


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

Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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My Years With General Motors

By: Alfred P. Sloan

This edition has no photos nor charts. A free GM_Charts_Supplement.pdf can be download from enetpress.com “Deliberately to stop growing is to suffocate.

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Von Ryan'S Express

By: David Westheimer

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

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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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