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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

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

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

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1964?
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Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket by Charles M. Schulz

Security Is A Thumb And A Blanket

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Binding tight, pages clean and unyellowed. Dust jacket complete and unfaded. There is some wear on the edges of the dust jacket and there is the name of the

Von Ryan'S Express by David Westheimer

Von Ryan'S Express

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An Air Force colonel unwittingly delivers a group of British and American officers into the hands of the Germans and then plans an escape

The Scent Of Water by Elizabeth Goudge

The Scent Of Water

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"A captivating story filled with English charm, luminous wisdom, and astounding spiritual insight"Goudge's singular gift is the depth and insight she brings to her characters. Mary Lindsay is a born and bred Londoner who has enjoyed her city life--a prestigious …

The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford

The American Way Of Death

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"Mitford's funny and unforgiving book is the best memento mori we are likely to get. It should be updated and reissued each decade for our spiritual health."--The

The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever

The Wapshot Scandal

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Dust jacket design by Anita Scott. His second novel about the Wapshot family, for which he received the William Dean Howells Medal.