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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1964?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1964 1st official broadcast of Trans World Radio on Bonaire
  • 02 Oct 1964 The Kinks release their first album, ''The Kinks''.
  • 03 Oct 1964 First Buffalo Wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
  • 04 Oct 1964 10th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
  • 05 Oct 1964 KIXE TV channel 9 in Redding, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Oct 1964 Cambridge Circus opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 07 Oct 1964 New York Yankees make 14th appearance in last 16 and 29th in 61st World Series.
  • 08 Oct 1964 Ringo Starr takes and passes his driving test
  • 10 Oct 1964 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
  • 12 Oct 1964 1st time 3 people in space
  • 13 Oct 1964 At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls
  • 14 Oct 1964 Philips begins experimenting with color TV
  • 15 Oct 1964 Dr Martin Luther King Jr awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 16 Oct 1964 Brezhnev and Kosygin replace Khrushchev as head of Russia
  • 17 Oct 1964 Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra
  • 18 Oct 1964 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
  • 20 Oct 1964 Golden Boy opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 569 performances
  • 21 Oct 1964 Abebe Bikila runs world / olympic record marathon
  • 22 Oct 1964 EMI rejects audition by High Numbers, they go on to become The Who
  • 23 Oct 1964 Time Magazine uses term op art for 1st time
  • 24 Oct 1964 Cambridge Circus closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 25 Oct 1964 Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic judo gold medal winner
  • 26 Oct 1964 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
  • 27 Oct 1964 Ben Franklin in Paris opens at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 215 performances
  • 28 Oct 1964 Vietnam War: U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam.
  • 29 Oct 1964 Town of Karmiel founded in Galilee
  • 30 Oct 1964 Tran Van Huong appointed Premier of South Vietnam
  • 31 Oct 1964 President Lyndon Johnson signs the Federal Food Stamp Act as Public Law 88-525.
  • 10 Oct 1964 The Tokyo Summer Olympics opening ceremony is the first to be relayed live by satellites.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1964?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Oh, Pretty Woman
  2. - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
  3. - Baby Love
  4. - Dancing In The Street
  5. - Bread And Butter

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - You Really Got Me
  2. - Oh Pretty Woman
  3. - Have I The Right?
  4. - I'm Into Something Good
  5. - (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1964?

A Mother'S Kisses by Bruce Jay Friedman

A Mother'S Kisses

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1964, 1st Nr New In Nr New DJ

My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin

My Autobiography

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The actor, director and producer is candid about his film career, motion pictures and personal life.

The Strange Tactics Of Extremism by Harry Overstreet

The Strange Tactics Of Extremism

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This article examines the tactics of Rightist extremism today and discusses how it threatens America's security, integrity and security.

The 480 by Eugene Burdick

The 480

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The paperback version is 480

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

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The now-classic Candy was banned upon its first publication. It is a hilarious romp about Candy Christian, an all-American girl with wide eyes and lusciousness. Candy, a satire on Voltaire's Candide, chronicles her adventures meeting mystics and sexual analysts as …