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Monday 17 August 1964

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pete McCutcheon and Colin James. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes. 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. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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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

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

Which were the important events of 17 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pete McCutcheon: Boston, Massachusetts -- Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Quebec Open).
  • Colin James: Canadian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer.
  • Maria McKee: American singer-songwriter (Lone Justice).
  • Dave Penney: English footballer and manager.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Happy Felsch: American baseball player best known for his involvement in the Black Sox Scandal.
Facts:
  • Margaret Harshaw, Metropolitan Opera soprano, sings the role of Turandot in Puccini's opera ''Turandot'' at the New York World's Fair.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7884
  • Life: President Lyndon B Johnson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Sharp Jr. -- Aug. 14, 1964

Books

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

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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Crisis In Black And White

By: Charles E. Silberman

"Crisis in Black and White is a powerful and unsparing analysis of 'the Negro problem' in America. It is one of the finest books on American society that has appeared in

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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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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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