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Monday 17 February 1964

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Campbell in Seattle and Buster Olney. In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Fire Within, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Einer wird gewinnen.
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TV Series

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

The Hollywood Palace

Starring: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

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The Judy Garland Show

Starring: Judy Garland

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Written by: Roy Huggins

Starring: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse

Country: United States

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The Outer Limits

Written by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Bob Johnson

Country: United States

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The Lieutenant

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Fire Within

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Maurice Ronet, Lna Skerla, Yvonne Clech

Country: United States

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Seven Days in May

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March

Country: United States

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The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?

Directed by: Ray Dennis Steckler

Starring: Ray Dennis Steckler, Carolyn Brandt, Brett O'Hara

Country: United States

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The Silence

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten

Country: United States

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Man's Favorite Sport?

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Campbell in Seattle: Washington, USA; pitcher (Chicago Cubs).
  • Buster Olney: American sports columnist.
  • Elizabeth Cosin: American journalist, television writer and mystery novelist whose books include "Zen and the Art of Murder" and "Zen and the City of Angels," in which she introduced her hard-boiled female detective, Zen Moses.
  • Enrico Lucci: Italian journalist and television personality, known for his participation in the Italia 1 television program "Le iene.
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Facts:
  • US House of Reps accept Law on the civil rights
  • WMEM TV channel 10 in Presque Isle, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • US Supreme court rules - one man one vote (Westberry versus Sanders).
  • In Wesberry v. Sanders the Supreme Court of the United States rules that congressional districts have to be approximately equal in population.
  • Gabonese president Leon M'ba is toppled by a coup and his rival, Jean-Hilaire Aubame, is installed in his place.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7858
  • Life: Innsbruck Olympics ski jump
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marina Oswald -- Feb. 14, 1964

Books

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

The Wapshot Scandal

By: John Cheever

Dust jacket design by Anita Scott. His second novel about the Wapshot family, for which he received the William Dean Howells Medal.

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Confessions Of An Advertising Man

By: David Ogilvy

A new edition of the timeless business classic featured on Mad Men—as fresh and relevant now as the day it was written "We admire people who work hard, who are objective and thorough.

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The Hat On The Bed

By: John O'Hara

First Edition. First Printing (STATED) Attractive Book. Tiny tears to DJ. Dated christmas inscription to friend on front end page. Christmas stamp dated 1963 glued a top price of DJ sleeve.

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The Venetian Affair

By: Helen MacInnes

Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought.

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