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June 21st, 1964...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Chapel of Love"
by The Dixie Cups

In the UK:
"You're My World"
by Cilla Black
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Senator Everett Dirksen

(TIME Cover: June the 19th, 1964)

 Famous people born on the 21st of June:

1002 - Pope Leo IX (d. 1054)
1226 - King Boleslaus V of Poland (d. 1279)
1781 - Siméon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician and physicist (d. 1840)
1905 - Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (declined) (d. 1980)
1921 - Jane Russell, American actress
1944 - Ray Davies, English musician (The Kinks)
1950 - Joey Kramer, American drummer and percussionist (Aerosmith)
1953 - Benazir Bhutto, Prime Minister of Pakistan
1955 - Michel Platini, French footballer
1958 - Gennady Padalka, cosmonaut
1982 - Prince William of Wales, British prince

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1964

Jean-Paul Sartre

for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1964 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1964

My Fair Lady
directed by George Cukor
with Rex Harrison (Professor Henry Higgins), Stanley Holloway (Alfred P. Doolittle) and Gladys Cooper (Mrs. Higgins)

Designed in 1964

The Telephone 'Grillo'
by Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper


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