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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

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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

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

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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

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

Zulu

Zulu

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth

Country: United States of America

Man's Favorite Sport?

Man's Favorite Sport?

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1964?
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The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris

The Green Felt Jungle

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The Green Felt Jungle is the first book that dares to penetrate the mirage of Las Vegas, the respectable, fun-loving resort where carefree tourists may innocently and legally indulge in gambling.

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

Take Heed Of Loving Me by Elizabeth Gray Vining

Take Heed Of Loving Me

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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.

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, …