1964 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1961 1962 196319641965 1966 1967

1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year that began on a Wednesday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

  • Dr. Strangelove'
  • A Fistful of Dollars
  • Goldfinger
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
  • My Fair Lady
  • Mary Poppins
  • The Pink Panther
  • A Shot in the Dark
  • Viva Las Vegas

Hit songs

New Books

  • Albert Angelo – B.S. Johnson
  • Armageddon – Leon Uris
  • Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryRoald Dahl
  • Chitty Chitty Bang BangIan Fleming
  • The DefenseVladimir Nabokov
  • The Farm Book – Jan Pfloog
  • Fortunate PilgrimMario Puzo
  • Funeral in Berlin – Len Deighton
  • HerzogSaul Bellow
  • The Jealous God – John Braine
  • Flowers for HitlerLeonard Cohen
  • JulianGore Vidal
  • Little Big Man – Thomas Berger
  • The Man – Irving Wallace
  • The Martyred – Richard E. Kim
  • A Moveable FeastErnest Hemingway
  • Nigger: An Autobiography – Dick Gregory
  • One-Dimensional Man – Herbert Marcuse
  • A Purple Place For Dying – John D. MacDonald
  • Rascal – Sterling North
  • The Rector of Justin – Louis Auchincloss
  • Second GenerationRaymond Williams
  • Shadow and ActRalph Ellison
  • Shadow of a Bull – Maia Wojciechowska
  • A Song of Six Pence – A.J. Cronin
  • The Valley of BonesAnthony Powell
  • When the Lion Feeds – Wilbur Smith
  • Why We Can't WaitMartin Luther King, Jr.
  • You Only Live TwiceIan Fleming
  • The Splendid Belt of Mr. Big – Sara Bulette

Nobel prizes


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