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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1964?


Events

  • 02 Jul 1964 Grand jury indicts Beckwith in murder of Medger Evers
  • 03 Jul 1964 78th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Stolle (64 12-10 46 63)
  • 04 Jul 1964 71st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats M Court (64 79 63)
  • 06 Jul 1964 Malawi (formerly Nyasaland) declares independence from the UK
  • 07 Jul 1964 35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York
  • 08 Jul 1964 U.S. military personnel announce that U.S. casualties in Vietnam have risen to 1,387, including 399 dead and 17 MIA.
  • 10 Jul 1964 Jesus Alou is 1st Giant in 40 years to get 6 hits in a game
  • 14 Jul 1964 Jacques Anquetil wins his 5th Tour de France
  • 15 Jul 1964 Barry M Goldwater (Sen-R-Az) nominated for President by Republicans
  • 16 Jul 1964 Republicans convention selects Barry Goldwater as Presidential Candidate
  • 17 Jul 1964 Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 km/h (429.31 mph)
  • 18 Jul 1964 Race riot in Harlem, New York City; riots spread to Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn).
  • 19 Jul 1964 46th PGA Championship: Bobby Nichols shoots a 271 at Columbus Country Club - Ohio
  • 20 Jul 1964 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 10th String quartet
  • 21 Jul 1964 Arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey vs. Sussex
  • 22 Jul 1964 Steve Ballesteros wins the Britsh Golf Open.
  • 23 Jul 1964 Egyptian munition ship Star of Alexandria explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
  • 25 Jul 1964 Bob Simpson out for 311 at Old Trafford
  • 26 Jul 1964 US union leader James Hoffa sentenced for fraud
  • 27 Jul 1964 Vietnam War: 5,000 more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21,000.
  • 28 Jul 1964 Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back 4308 TV pictures
  • 30 Jul 1964 US naval fire on Hon Ngu / Hon Mo, North Vietnam
  • 31 Jul 1964 Al Parker glides 644 miles without any motor

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Movies

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Looking for Love

Looking for Love

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Connie Francis, Jim Hutton, Susan Oliver, Joby Baker

The Thrill Killers

The Thrill Killers

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Ray Dennis Steckler

Starring: Ray Dennis Steckler, Liz Renay, Joseph Bardo, Carolyn Brandt

Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun

Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Osvaldo Civirani

Starring: Mark Forest, Anna-Maria Pace, Giuliano Gemma, Ángela Rhu

Mars na Drinu

Mars na Drinu

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic

Starring: Aleksandar Gavric, Ljuba Tadic, Nikola Jovanovic, Vladimir Popovic

Ne joci, Peter

Ne joci, Peter

Release year: 1964

Directed by: France Stiglic

Starring: Lojze Rozman, Bert Sotlar, Majda Potokar, Zlatko Sugman

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1964?
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A Tribute To John F. Kennedy by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy

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A Tribute To John F. Kennedy, by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur, published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1964 with edition stated. Description: Black boards with President's signature and dates on the front

The Martyred by Richard E. Kim

The Martyred

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"Written in a mood of total austerity; and yet the passion of the book is perpetually beating up against its seemingly barren surface.

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.

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

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"To my eternal sorrow, I was the last writer to work with President Kennedy on an exclusive story. Therefore, I asked to have it published as it was written, without anything

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, …