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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1964: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1964?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1964 John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years
  • 02 Apr 1964 USSR launches Zond 1 to Venus; no data returned
  • 03 Apr 1964 US and Panam� agree to resume diplomatic relations.
  • 04 Apr 1964 Anyone Can Whistle opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 06 Apr 1964 Egypt and Belgium restore diplomatic relations.
  • 07 Apr 1964 IBM introduces the IBM System/360 mainframe computer.
  • 08 Apr 1964 Unmanned Gemini 1 launched.
  • 09 Apr 1964 The United Nations Security Council adopts by a 9–0 vote a resolution deploring a British air attack on a fort in Yemen 12 days earlier, in which 25 persons were reported killed.
  • 10 Apr 1964 Demolition begins on Polo Grounds to clear way for housing project
  • 11 Apr 1964 Anyone Can Whistle closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 12 Apr 1964 28th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 276.
  • 13 Apr 1964 36th Academy Awards - Tom Jones, Sidney Poitier, and Patricia Neal win.
  • 14 Apr 1964 Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk.
  • 15 Apr 1964 Chesapeake Bay Bridge opens (Bridge-Tunnel measures 17.6 miles (28.4 km) and is considered the world's largest bridge-tunnel complex).
  • 16 Apr 1964 Geraldine Mock of US is 1st woman to fly solo round the world
  • 17 Apr 1964 Cafe Crown opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 18 Apr 1964 Cafe Crown closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 19 Apr 1964 Rightist coup in Laos, Suvanna Phuma remains premier.
  • 20 Apr 1964 86 percent of black students boycott Cleveland, Ohio schools.
  • 21 Apr 1964 Pirates and Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5
  • 22 Apr 1964 Tanganyika andZanzibar form Republic Tanzania
  • 23 Apr 1964 New York State Theater opens.
  • 24 Apr 1964 Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon removes all restrictions on ownership of gold certificates.
  • 25 Apr 1964 Thieves steal the head of the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, Denmark (Henrik Bruun confesses in 1997).
  • 26 Apr 1964 Tanganyika andZanzibar form United Republic of Tanganyika andZanzibar
  • 28 Apr 1964 Japan joins OECO.
  • 29 Apr 1964 Princess Irene marries Spanish Prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

The World of Apu

The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States of America

My Night at Maud's

My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault, Antoine Vitez

Country: United States of America

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States of America

Manhattan

Manhattan

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1964?
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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 Great Treasury Raid by Philip M. Stern

The Great Treasury Raid

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"To Bill Wirtz/ With the most profound / admiration for an exceptional / public servant redering an exceptional service/ / and with the / deepest affection/ from one who is/proud to

My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan

My Years With General Motors

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This edition has no photos nor charts. A free GM_Charts_Supplement.pdf can be download from enetpress.com “Deliberately to stop growing is to suffocate.

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

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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, …