Sunday May 24, 1964

US date format: 5/24/1964, UK date format: 24/5/1964

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 24, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Patrice Martin and Pat Verbeek. In that special week of May people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells. In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Seance on a Wet Afternoon, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1964 while A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • 18th Tony Awards: Luther and Hello Dolly win.
  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open Invitational.
  • Panic in Lima, Peru soccer stadium; 300 killed.

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Movies

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Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke

633 Squadron

633 Squadron

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Walter Grauman

Starring: Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris, Maria Perschy, Harry Andrews

Honeymoon Hotel

Honeymoon Hotel

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Robert Goulet, Nancy Kwan, Robert Morse, Jill St. John

The Brass Bottle

The Brass Bottle

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Harry Keller

Starring: Tony Randall, Burl Ives, Barbara Eden, Kamala Devi

Black God, White Devil

Black God, White Devil

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Glauber Rocha

Starring: Geraldo Del Rey, Yoná Magalhães, Othon Bastos, Maurício do Valle

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

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"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

The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris

The Green Felt Jungle

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The Green Felt Jungle is the first book that dares to penetrate the mirage of Las Vegas, the respectable, fun-loving resort where carefree tourists may innocently and legally indulge in gambling.

The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever

The Wapshot Scandal

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

Von Ryan'S Express by David Westheimer

Von Ryan'S Express

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An Air Force colonel unwittingly delivers a group of British and American officers into the hands of the Germans and then plans an escape

The Deputy by Rolf Hochhuth

The Deputy

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The most controversial play of the times.

Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 24, 1964?

On May 24, 1964 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 1964?

On May 24, 1964 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 1964?

On May 24, 1964 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 1964?

On May 24, 1964 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1964?

On May 24, 1964 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 24, 1964?

On May 24, 1964 several famous people were born including, Patrice Martin, Pat Verbeek, Christian Hecq.

What was the number one song in May 24, 1964?

The number one song in the week of May 24, 1964 was My Guy by Mary Wells in US and Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers in UK.

What were the top hits on May 24, 1964?

The top hits on May 24, 1964 were My Guy by Mary Wells, Love Me Do by The Beatles, Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong in US and Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers, Juliet by The Four Pennies, My Boy Lollipop by Millie in UK.