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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1964.
The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1964: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1964?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1964 Houston Colt .45s change name to Houston Astros.
  • 03 Dec 1964 Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer 1st airs on TV
  • 04 Dec 1964 Baseball approves a free-agent draft
  • 06 Dec 1964 KTVR TV channel 13 in La Grande, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Dec 1964 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 11 Dec 1964 Sam Cooke, American singer ("You Send Me", "Sad Moon"), slain at a motel at age 33.
  • 12 Dec 1964 Shooting starts for Star Trek pilot The Cage (Menagerie)
  • 13 Dec 1964 In El Paso, Texas, US President Lyndon Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-MTxico border.
  • 14 Dec 1964 Michael Brown meets Rene Fladen, then writes Walk Away Rene
  • 15 Dec 1964 Canada adopts maple leaf flag
  • 16 Dec 1964 US performs nuclear test in the Pacific Ocean.
  • 18 Dec 1964 I Had a BaIl opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • 19 Dec 1964 The South Vietnamese military junta of Nguyen Khanh dissolved the High National Council and arrested some of the members.
  • 20 Dec 1964 Levi Eshkol forms Israeli government.
  • 21 Dec 1964 The James Bond film ''Goldfinger'' begins its run in U.S. theaters. It becomes one of the most successful and popular Bond films ever made.
  • 22 Dec 1964 Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet).
  • 23 Dec 1964 India and Ceylon hit by cyclone, about 4,850 killed.
  • 24 Dec 1964 Shooting begins on The Cage the pilot for Star Trek
  • 25 Dec 1964 Goldfinger premieres in US
  • 26 Dec 1964 Moors Murderers claim last victim
  • 27 Dec 1964 Cleveland Browns beat Baltimore Colts 27-0 in NFL championship game.
  • 28 Dec 1964 Principal filming of Dr Zhivago, begins
  • 30 Dec 1964 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) established as a permanent organ of the UN General Assembly.
  • 31 Dec 1964 Indonesia proclaims expelled from the UN

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Swades

Swades

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Country: United States of America

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States of America

Being There

Being There

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1964?
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Not Under Oath by John Kieran

Not Under Oath

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Not Under Oath: Recollections and Reflections by John Kieran

A Song Of Sixpence by A.J. Cronin

A Song Of Sixpence

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In the heat of late afternoon, a young boy waits at the station for his father. A plume of steam, white against the purple-heathered hills, marks the train.

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

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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, …

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, …

The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss

The Rector Of Justin

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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 …