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June 30th, 1964...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"A World Without Love"
by Peter & Gordon

In the UK:
"It's Over"
by Roy Orbison
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: General Kong Le

(TIME Cover: June the 26th, 1964)

 Famous people born on the 30th of June:

1470 - Charles VIII of France (d. 1498)
1917 - Susan Hayward, American actress (d. 1975)
1943 - Florence Ballard, American singer (The Supremes) (d. 1976)
1953 - Hal Lindes, English-American musician (Dire Straits)
1959 - Brendan Perry, English musician (Dead Can Dance)
1966 - Mike Tyson, American boxer
1975 - Ralf Schumacher, German race car driver
1982 - Andy Knowles, English musician (Franz Ferdinand)

 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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