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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1964: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1964?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1964 Stop the World, I Want to... closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances
  • 02 Feb 1964 Red Faber, Burleigh Grimes, Tim Keefe, Heinie Manush, John Montgomery Ward, and Miller Huggins are selected to Hall of Fame.
  • 03 Feb 1964 Black and Puerto Rican students boycott New York City public schools.
  • 04 Feb 1964 Amendment 24 outlaws poll tax
  • 05 Feb 1964 Kashmir Day On February 5, 1964, India backed out of its promise to hold plebiscite in disputed territory of Kashmir. Instead, in March 1965, the Indian Parliament passed a bill, declaring Kashmir a province of India. In 1948, India had taken the issue of Kashmir to the United Nations Security Council and offered to hold a plebiscite in the held Kashmir under UN supervision.
  • 06 Feb 1964 Rugantino opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • 07 Feb 1964 Cassius Clay becomes a black Moslem
  • 08 Feb 1964 Representative Martha Griffiths' address gets civil rights protection for women added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
  • 09 Feb 1964 1st appearance of Beatles on Ed Sullivan Show (73.7 million viewers)
  • 10 Feb 1964 Australian destroyer Voyager sinks in collision, killing 82
  • 11 Feb 1964 Beatles 1st live appearance in US; Washington DC Coliseum
  • 12 Feb 1964 Beatles 1st NYC concert (Carnegie Hall)
  • 15 Feb 1964 Bill Bradley scores 51 points for Princeton.
  • 16 Feb 1964 Foxy opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 17 Feb 1964 US House of Reps accept Law on the civil rights
  • 18 Feb 1964 Papandreou government takes power in Greece.
  • 21 Feb 1964 UK flies 24,000 rolls of Beatle wallpaper to US
  • 22 Feb 1964 Beatles arrive back in England after their 1st US visit
  • 23 Feb 1964 hrysler's Second Generation HEMI racing engine (426 Cubic Inches with Hemispherical Head design) debuts at the Daytona 500. The HEMI powered Plymouth of Richard Petty (#43) wins. HEMI powered Plymouths finish 1-2-3.
  • 24 Feb 1964 Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title
  • 25 Feb 1964 Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns.
  • 26 Feb 1964 U.S. politician John Glenn slips on a bathroom rug in his Columbus, Ohio apartment and hits his head on the bathtub, injuring his left inner ear, and prompting him (later that week) to withdraw from the race for the Democratic Party Senate nomination.
  • 27 Feb 1964 What Makes Sammy Run? opens at 84th St. Theater NYC for 540 performances
  • 29 Feb 1964 Rugantino closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 28 performances

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Movies

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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Becket

Becket

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Peter Glenville

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi

Country: United States of America

Seven Days in May

Seven Days in May

Release year: 1964

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner

Country: United States of America

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel

Country: United States of America

The Third Secret

The Third Secret

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Diane Cilento

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1964?
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The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes

The Venetian Affair

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Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought.

Take Heed Of Loving Me by Elizabeth Gray Vining

Take Heed Of Loving Me

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Information on John Donne.

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 Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck

The Living Reed

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An “absorbing and fast-moving” saga of Korea as experienced by one unforgettable family, from the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth (The New York Times).

On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming

On Her Majesty'S Secret Service

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In the aftermath of Operation Thunderball, Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s trail has gone cold—and so has 007’s love for his job. The only thing that can rekindle his passion is Contessa Teresa “Tracy” di Vicenzo, a troubled young woman who shares …