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To: kattracks


time capsule..quick version...from DMarie:

Friday, August 21, 1964

Top News Headlines This Week:

Aug 22 - Guin‚e, Liberia & Ivory Coast form joint market

Aug 22 - Supreme's "Where Did Our Love Go," reaches #1

Aug 23 - Marilynn Smith wins Albuquerque Professional Amateur Golf Tournament

Aug 23 - St Louis Cards are 11 games back in NL, & win the World Series

Aug 24 - 2nd Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 6-4

Aug 25 - Singapore limits imports from Neth due to Indonesian aggression

Top Songs for 1964

The House of the Rising Sun by Animals

Can't Buy Me Love by Beatles

Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison

I Feel Fine by Beatles

I Want to Hold Your Hand by Beatles

She Loves You by Beatles

There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton

Baby Love by Supremes

Chapel of Love by Dixie Cups

I Get Around by Beach Boys

1964 Prices US President

Bread: $0.21/loaf Lyndon B. Johnson

Milk: $1.06/gal US Vice President

Eggs: $0.98/doz No Vice President

Car: $2,350

Gas: $0.30/gal

US President-Lyndon B. Johnson

US Vice President- No Vice President

Academy Award Winners

Best Picture: My Fair Lady Directed By George Cukor

Best Actor: Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady

Best Actress: Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins

House: $20,500

Stamp: $0.05/ea

Avg Income: $7,336/yr

Min Wage: $1.25/hr

DOW Avg: 874

People born on August 21

1906 - William "Count" Basie jazz pianist

1936 - Wilt Chamberlain NBA great center (LA Laker, 5 time MVP)

1938 - Kenny Rogers singer (Lady) actor (Coward of the County)

On TV in 1964



The Munsters

The Addams Family

The Lawrence Welk Show


Gilligan's Island

Peyton Place

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Flipper

Hot New Toys in 1964

Nutty Mads

Gun That Shoots Around The Corner

Bobbing Head Beatles Dolls

Foto-Electric Pro Football Hall of Fame Game

Addams Family "Thing" Bank

Easy Bake Oven

Agent Zero-M Invisible Ink Set

Creepy Crawlers

Mad Magazine Straight Jacket

Top Books in 1964

It's Like This, Cat by Emily Cheney Neville

Why We Can't Wait, Martin Luther King by Jr.

Shadow and Act by Ralph Ellison

6 posted on 08/17/2004 1:08:01 AM PDT by ETERNAL WARMING (He is faithful!)
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Man, I used to love these things!!!!

Who can knock a toy for kids involving a searing hot metal plate and boiling water!!

10 posted on 08/17/2004 1:36:54 AM PDT by zarf
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You forget the obvious:

McHale's Navy

A number of those episodes might seem roughly relevant, even as they are. There's no description for most, so it's difficult to say.

31 posted on 08/17/2004 5:10:44 AM PDT by sevry
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