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Thursday 27 August 1964

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Bernardo and Claire Stansfield. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mary Poppins

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Match of the Day

Starring: Gary Lineker, John Motson, Guy Mowbray, Arsène Wenger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1964 ?

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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  • Buena Vista premieres Disney's live-action and animated film Mary Poppins at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, USA. The film is based on the Mary Poppins books by P.L. Travers.

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

The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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A Moveable Feast

By: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published

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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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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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