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Wednesday 24 June 1964

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Delarue and Philippe Fargeon. In that special week of June people in US were listening to A World Without Love by Peter and Gordon. In UK It's Over by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pension Spreewitz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Masque of the Red Death

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher

Country: United States

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A Shot in the Dark

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson

Country: United States

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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West

Country: United States

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Le Trou

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Andr Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut


Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Mary Roos, Herta Konrad, Paul Kuhn

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug


Starring: Pierre Vernier, Pierre Collet, Alain Dekok, Hubert Deschamps

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1964 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Luc Delarue: French television producer and presenter, he began his television career as a copywriter.
  • Philippe Fargeon: French international football player, he played for Auxerre, Bordeaux, and Servette Football Club (Geneva).
  • Gary Suter: Madison, Wisconsin -- NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, USA).
  • Maryse Burgot: French journalist and international reporter, born in Combourg (well-known town thanks to Chateaubriand, famous french writer).
  • David Daniel: Jockey.
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  • FTC rules health warnings must appear on all cigarette packages

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Life magazine


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

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

By: Jim Bishop

"To my eternal sorrow, I was the last writer to work with President Kennedy on an exclusive story. Therefore, I asked to have it published as it was written, without anything

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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 Naked Society

By: Vance Packard

Originally published in 1964, The Naked Society was the first book to discuss how then-new technologies such as hidden microphones, concealed cameras, modern filing systems, and the polygraph lie detector could

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A Tribute To John F. Kennedy

By: Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy, by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur, published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1964 with edition stated. Description: Black boards with President's signature and dates on the front

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