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July 19th, 1964...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rag Doll"
by The Four Seasons

In the UK:
"It's All Over Now"
by The Rolling Stones
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: William Faulkner

(TIME Cover: July the 17th, 1964)

 Famous people born on the 19th of July:

1814 - Samuel Colt, American firearms inventor (d. 1862)
1893 - Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet (d. 1930)
1946 - Ilie Nastase, Romanian tennis player
1947 - Bernie Leadon, American musician (The Eagles)
1947 - Brian May, English guitarist (Queen)

 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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