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Friday 16 October 1964

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eric Kayser and Shawn Little. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann. In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. My Fair Lady, directed by George Cukor, 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 Butternut Square.
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TV Series

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Redcap

Starring: John Thaw

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Karen

Written by: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher

Starring: Richard Denning, Gina Gillespie, Mary LaRoche, Debbie Watson

Country: United States

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Count of Monte Cristo

Starring: Alan Badel, Natasha Parry, Morris Perry, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World War One

Starring: Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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12 O'Clock High

Starring: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

My Fair Lady

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway

Country: United States

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Send Me No Flowers

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall

Country: United States

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Cheyenne Autumn

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden

Country: United States

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Contempt

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli

Country: United States

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A Woman Is a Woman

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1964 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Eric Kayser: French baker and food writer, his great grandfather, grandfather, and father were traditional bakers in Lorraine.
  • Shawn Little: Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2012).
  • James Thompson: American-Finnish author (d. 2014).
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Facts:
  • Brezhnev and Kosygin replace Khrushchev as head of Russia
  • The People's Republic of China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
  • Soviet leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin are inaugurated as General Secretary of the CPSU and Premier, respectively and the collective leadership is established.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Berlin tunnel escape
  • Time: Democratic Senatorial Candidate from California
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7892

Books

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

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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The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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A Mother'S Kisses

By: Bruce Jay Friedman

1964, 1st Nr New in Nr New DJ

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

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