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Wednesday 23 December 1964

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andy Gabel in Chicago and Petr Klima in Chaomutov. 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 This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart 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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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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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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Movies

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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Goldfinger

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Sean Connery, Gert Frbe, Honor Blackman

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • India and Ceylon hit by cyclone, about 4,850 killed.
  • ''Wonderful Radio London'' commences transmissions with American top 40 format broadcasting, from a ship anchored off the south coast of England.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7902
  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: Wife of Norman Chandler, owner of the Los Angeles Times. Founded and raised funds for Los Angeles'

Books

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

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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Sixpence In Her Shoe

By: Phyllis McGinley

Third printing 1964. MacMillan. Name and bookplate inside front cover. Lightly bumped corners. Light stain on top right corner of first 8 pages otherwise clean.

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Candy

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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