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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1964?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1964 KTVS TV channel 3 in Sterling, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Jan 1964 Failed assassination attempt on President Nkrumah of Ghana.
  • 03 Jan 1964 Jack Paar Show, shows a clip of the Beatles singing She Loves You
  • 05 Jan 1964 San Diego Chargers win AFL-championship.
  • 06 Jan 1964 Charlie Finlay announces he wants to move Kansas City Athletics to Louisville.
  • 07 Jan 1964 Bahamas becomes self-governing
  • 08 Jan 1964 European Parliament accepts Mansholt Plan.
  • 09 Jan 1964 Anti-US rioting breaks out in the Panam� Canal Zone.
  • 10 Jan 1964 Panama severs diplomatic relations with US
  • 11 Jan 1964 Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand is #80 in US (Cashbox)
  • 12 Jan 1964 Revolution overthrows Sultan of Zanzibar, one month after independence.
  • 13 Jan 1964 Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, is appointed archbishop of Krakow, Poland.
  • 14 Jan 1964 Bapu Nadkarni 32-27-5-0 versus England, 21 maiden overs in a row.
  • 15 Jan 1964 Teamsters negotiate first national labor contract.
  • 16 Jan 1964 Hello, Dolly! starring Carol Channing, opens at Saint James Theater in New York City, New York for 2,844 performances.
  • 17 Jan 1964 John Glenn announces that he will seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator from Ohio.
  • 18 Jan 1964 Plans for the World Trade Center announced (New York City, New York, USA).
  • 19 Jan 1964 KFME TV channel 13 in Fargo, ND (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 21 Jan 1964 Carl T Rowan named director of US Information Agency.
  • 22 Jan 1964 Kenneth Kaunda becomes premier of North-Rhodesia (Zambia).
  • 23 Jan 1964 24th Amendment ratified, barring poll tax in federal elections
  • 24 Jan 1964 Martin Kresses final comic strip of Eric the Viking
  • 25 Jan 1964 Echo 2 US communications satellite launched.
  • 26 Jan 1964 The annual telecasts of ''The Wizard of Oz'' resume after being temporarily discontinued in 1963. The reason for the film's not being shown that year is not made public, but it is possible that it was because of the recent assassination of President John F. Kennedy. If the then-established pattern of Christmas-season showings of the film had continued in 1963, the movie would have had to be shown in early December, only two weeks after the President's death.
  • 27 Jan 1964 Margaret Chase Smith (Senator-Republican-Maine) tries for US Republican Presidential bid.
  • 28 Jan 1964 An unarmed USAF T-39 Sabreliner on a training mission is shot down over Erfurt, East Germany, by a Soviet MiG-19.
  • 29 Jan 1964 Beatles record in German Komm, Gib Mir Diene Hand andSie Leibt Dich
  • 30 Jan 1964 Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail.
  • 31 Jan 1964 US report Smoking and Health connects smoking to lung cancer.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Whiplash

Whiplash

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

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

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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

Country: United States of America

Mary and Max

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1964?
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The Three Sirens by Irving Wallace

The Three Sirens

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Even more provocative than The Seven Minutes, this stunning novel reveals the experiences of an American anthropological team - men and women from varied backgrounds, of different ages, driven by their

The Quiet Crisis by Stewart L. Udall

The Quiet Crisis

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Excerpt from The Quiet CrisisGrateful acknowledgment is made to Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., for selections from "The Gift Outright" from Complete Poems of Robert Frost, copyright 1942 by Robert Frost;

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

The Man by Irving Wallace

The Man

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The time is 1964. The place is the Cabinet Room of the Where House. An unexpected accident and the law of succession have just made Douglass Dilman the first black President

Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy

Confessions Of An Advertising Man

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A new edition of the timeless business classic featured on Mad Men—as fresh and relevant now as the day it was written "We admire people who work hard, who are objective and thorough.