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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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The Visit

The Visit

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Irina Demick, Paolo Stoppa

The Soft Skin

The Soft Skin

Release year: 1964

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorléac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi

The Naked Kiss

The Naked Kiss

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Karen Conrad, Marie Devereux

Country: United States of America

The Pumpkin Eater

The Pumpkin Eater

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1964?
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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

The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst

The Night Of The Generals

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The famous novel about three Nazi generals and a brutal wartime sex crime--and the inspiration for the 1967 film. When a Polish prostitute is murdered in 1942, the suspects come down

The Naked Society by Vance Packard

The Naked Society

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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

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

Beat The Dealer by Edward O. Thorp

Beat The Dealer

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New York Times Bestseller Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by