October 1964

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The following events occurred in October, 1964.

October 1, 1964 (Thursday)[edit]

October 2, 1964 (Friday)[edit]

October 3, 1964 (Saturday)[edit]

October 4, 1964 (Sunday)[edit]

October 5, 1964 (Monday)[edit]

October 6, 1964 (Tuesday)[edit]

October 7, 1964 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • The Southern Rhodesian government announces that, when Northern Rhodesia achieves independence as Zambia, the Southern Rhodesian government will officially become known as the Rhodesian Government and the colony will become known as Rhodesia.[6]

October 8, 1964 (Thursday)[edit]

October 9, 1964 (Friday)[edit]

  • US President Lyndon B. Johnson, campaigning for re-election, gives a speech at the Jung Hotel, New Orleans.[8]

October 10, 1964 (Saturday)[edit]

October 11, 1964 (Sunday)[edit]

October 12, 1964 (Monday)[edit]

  • Leonid Brezhnev, head of the Supreme Soviet, calls premier Nikita Khrushchev to notify him of a special Presidium meeting to be held the following day, ostensibly on the subject of agriculture.[9] Khrushchev tells his friend and Presidium colleague Anastas Mikoyan that he suspects he is to be ousted as leader.
  • The Soviet Union launches Voskhod 1 into Earth orbit, the first spacecraft with a multi-person crew and the first flight without space suits. The flight is cut short and lands again on October 13 after 16 orbits.
  • Opening of the 16th Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York, USA. It is at this conference that Dr. Robert Moog demonstrates his prototype synthesizers.[10]

October 13, 1964 (Tuesday)[edit]

October 14, 1964 (Wednesday)[edit]

October 15, 1964 (Thursday)[edit]

October 16, 1964 (Friday)[edit]

October 17, 1964 (Saturday)[edit]

October 18, 1964 (Sunday)[edit]

October 19, 1964 (Monday)[edit]

  • Born: Agnès Jaoui, French actress and screenwriter, in Antony, Hauts-de-Seine

October 20, 1964 (Tuesday)[edit]

October 21, 1964 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Ethiopian athlete Abebe Bikila becomes the first person to win the Olympic Marathon twice, only 40 days after having been operated on for appendicitis.[18]
  • The film version of the hit Broadway stage musical My Fair Lady is premièred in New York City. The movie stars Audrey Hepburn in the role of Eliza Doolittle and Rex Harrison repeating his stage performance as Professor Henry Higgins, a role which will win him his only Academy Award for Best Actor. The film will win seven other Academy Awards, including Best Picture, but Audrey Hepburn will not be nominated. Critics interpret this as a rebuke to Jack L. Warner for choosing Hepburn over Julie Andrews.

October 22, 1964 (Thursday)[edit]

October 23, 1964 (Friday)[edit]

October 24, 1964 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Northern Rhodesia, a former British protectorate, becomes the independent Republic of Zambia, ending 73 years of British rule.
  • Cambodia shoots down US plane that has crossed the border from Vietnam.

October 25, 1964 (Sunday)[edit]

October 26, 1964 (Monday)[edit]

October 27, 1964 (Tuesday)[edit]

October 28, 1964 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • The West German ship MV Magdeburg sinks after a collision with Japanese ship MV Yamashiro Maru, off Broadness Point, Northfleet, Kent, UK. It is later raised and sold,[26] but sinks whilst under tow in the Bay of Biscay whilst being delivered to its new owners.

October 29, 1964 (Thursday)[edit]

October 30, 1964 (Friday)[edit]

October 31, 1964 (Saturday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Shinkansen Outline". JR Central. March 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Greenhalgh, David; Thomas B. Floyd; Bill Tuckey (2000). "1964 Here come the works team". Australia's Greatest Motor Race 1960-1999 The first 40 years. Hornsby: Chevron Publishing Group Pty Limited. pp. 122–129 & 452. ISBN 1-875221-12-3. 
  3. ^ "Bathurst 1964: Armstrong 500". Archived from the original on 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  4. ^ Daniel J. Chasan, "Moise Tshombe's Curious Position In the Line-Up of African Leaders", The Harvard Crimson, 10 November 1964.
  5. ^ "NSSDC Master Catalog: Cosmos 47". National Space Science Data Center - NASA. Retrieved 2011-02-21. 
  6. ^ Southern Rhodesia Information Service Press Statement 980/64 A.G.C.
  7. ^ Beatles Bible. Accessed 15 June 2013
  8. ^ University of Virginia, Miller Center - Speech at the Jung Hotel, New Orleans (October 9, 1964). Accessed 16 June 2013
  9. ^ Taubman, William (2003), Khrushchev: The Man and His Era, W.W. Norton & Co., ISBN 978-0-393-32484-6, p 5
  10. ^ Moog, R. A. (1965). "Voltage-Controlled Electronic Music Modules". Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 13 (3): 200–206. 
  11. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Thursday, 15 October 1964. (56143), col C, p. 10.
  12. ^ http://home.att.net/~jbaugher/1946.html[dead link]
  13. ^ S-65 Origins / US Marine CH-53A & CH-53D Sea Stallion, Vectorsite.net, 1 May 2006.
  14. ^ "1964: Labour scrapes through". BBC News. April 5, 2005. 
  15. ^ "1964: Labour voters are 'bonkers' says Hogg". BBC News. October 12, 1964. 
  16. ^ National Library of Wales: James Griffiths Papers
  17. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Monday, 19 October 1964. (56146), col B, p. 8.
  18. ^ Abebe Bikila. sports-reference.com
  19. ^ Guardian archive: "Nobel Prize refused by Sartre". Accessed 16 June 2013
  20. ^ Ed Sullivan Official Site. Accessed 15 June 2013
  21. ^ "Helicopter Saves Two From Ship" The Times (London). Monday, 26 October 1964. (56152), col D, p. 10.
  22. ^ "Cooke, Edgar Eric (1931 - 1964". abd. Retrieved 2008-12-12. 
  23. ^ William Blum, Killing Hope, 1995; p. 162.
  24. ^ Olivier Lanote, "Chronology of the Democratic Republic of Congo/Zaire (1960-1997)", Encyclopedia of Mass Violence (online), 6 April 2010.
  25. ^ Fondation Pierre Cartier
  26. ^ Lane, Anthony (2009). Shipwrecks of Kent. Stroud: The History Press. pp. p33–34. ISBN 978-0-7524-1720-2. 
  27. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Friday, 30 October 1964. (56156), col C-D, p. 8.
  28. ^ Lundh, Lennart, "Sikorsky H-34: An Illustrated History", Schiffer Publishing Limited, Atglen, Pennsylvania, 1998, Library of Congress card number 97-80805, ISBN 978-0-7643-0522-1, pages 88-89.