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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 (record)
  • 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 (2:12:11.2)
  • 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.

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Movies

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

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

To Have and Have Not

To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1964?
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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, …

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, …

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 Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler

The Kennedy Wit

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Vintage paperback The Kennedy Wit: The Humor and Wisdom of John F. Kennedy by Bill Adler

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