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Tuesday 22 December 1964

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Jackson in Houston and Simon Kirby. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. In UK I Feel Fine by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Le inchieste del commissario Maigret.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Sex and the Single Girl

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood

Country: United States

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Kiss Me, Stupid

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Sean Connery, Gert Frbe, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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Marriage Italian Style

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Puglisi

Country: United States

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Zorba the Greek

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Gideon C.I.D.

Written by: John Creasey

Starring: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: John Thaw

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1964 ?

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet).
  • First flight of the SR-71 (Blackbird).

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

The Kennedy Wit

By: Bill Adler

Vintage paperback The Kennedy Wit: The Humor and Wisdom of John F. Kennedy by Bill Adler

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By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, ...

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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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My Favorite Things

By: Dorothy F. Rodgers

My Favorite Things: A Personal Guide to Decorating and Entertaining, 1964, Dorothy Rodgers. Illustrated with 20 full page color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket, 279 pages, published by Avenel Books.

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