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Friday 28 August 1964

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lee MacLeod Janzen and Kaj Johannesen. 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 Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
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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

Horizon

Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Musikauktion

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

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug

Movies

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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Marnie

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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Scandal

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lee MacLeod Janzen: Austin, Minnesota -- PGA golfer (1993 US Open).
  • Kaj Johannesen: Faroese footballer and politician 12th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lumsden Hare: Actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox), dies at 89.
Facts:
  • US weather satellite Nimbus 1 launched
  • Race riot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • The Philadelphia race riot begins.
  • Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns and Allen), dies at age 62.
  • 30 – Philadelphia 1964 race riot: Tensions between African American residents and police lead to 341 injuries and 774 arrests.

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Books

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The Invisible Government

By: David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

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The Spire

By: William Golding

The vision that drives Dean Jocelin to construct an immense new spire above his cathedral tests the limits of all who surround him.

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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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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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