After completing the final year of John F. Kennedy's first term, President Johnson re-elected in a landslide over Barry Goldwater
President Johnson declares war on poverty, introduces federal welfare programs, including Medicare (proposed by Kennedy in 1960)
Three civil rights workers murdered in Mississippi during Freedom Summer
Race riots break out in Harlem and other U.S. cities
Investigating the Kennedy assassination, the Warren Commission determines that Oswald acted alone in killing the president
Soviet leader Khrushchev falls from power, is ultimately replaced by Leonid Brezhnev
Anchorage, Alaska hit by massive earthquake
Turkey attacks Cyprus
Malcolm X forms the Black Nationalist Party
THE FIRST SKATER to complete the Triple Toe Loop in official competition - Thomas Litz ,
1964 World championships
Olympics held in Tokyo
Cassius Clay (the future Muhammad Ali) defeats Sonny Liston to win heavyweight boxing title
U.S. wins America's cup in 4-0 sweep
Cardinals defeat yankees 7-5 to win World Series
You know I could rent you out as a decoy for duck hunters?
Ice Water? Get some Onions - that'll make your eyes water!
Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And East is East and West is West and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh... Now you tell me what you know.
I was married once -- in San Francisco. I haven't seen her for many years. The great earthquake and fire in 1906 destroyed the marriage. Which proves that earthquakes aren't all bad.
I never met a kid I liked.
TV Shows: The Munsters, The Virginian, Daniel Boone, Outer Limits, Gilligan's Island, Man From UNCLE, Flipper, Dr. Kildare Books: A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemmingway; Herzog, Saul Bellow
Musicals: Hello Dolly, Fiddler on the Roof debut
Beatlemania spreads as the Beatles become a global phenomenon
Elizabeth Taylor marries Richard Burton after divorcing Eddie Fisher 10 days before -- Cole Porter dies
I Want to Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, Can't Buy Me Love, Oh Pretty Woman, Baby Love, Leader of the Pack - Shangri-las, The House of the Rising Sun -Animals, My Guy - Mary Wells, I Get Around - Beach Boys, Come See About Me - Supremes, Hello, Dolly - Louis Armstrong
My Fair Lady - Point of Order - Nothing But a Man - Dog Star Man: Part IV
PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR
Wyonna Judd Robin Givens Dwight Gooden
Matt Dillon Chris Farley Melissa Gilbert