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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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Music charts

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1964?
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The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

The Invisible Government

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1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

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 Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss

The Rector Of Justin

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Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a …

John Lennon In His Own Write by John Lennon

John Lennon In His Own Write

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mass market paperback, 1965.

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

A Moveable Feast

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Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published