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* 1964 – Lucky Dube, South African singer and keyboardist ( d. 2007 )
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* 1894 – Francisco Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese politician and soldier, 13th President of Portugal ( d. 1964 )
* 1964 – Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans are hanged for the Murder of John Alan West becoming the last people executed in the United Kingdom.
The tempo of the play changed over the next four series in the 1960s, held in 1962 – 63, 1964, 1965 – 66 and 1968.
Australia had lost 2 – 1 during a tour of the West Indies in 1964 – 65, the first time they had lost a series to any team other than England.
1964 and Lucky
Commonly known as Jim Callaghan ( and nicknamed " Sunny Jim ", " Gentleman Jim ", " Lucky Jim " or " Big Jim "), Callaghan is the only person to have served in all four of the Great Offices of State: Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer ( 1964 – 67 ), Home Secretary ( 1967 – 70 ), and Foreign Secretary ( 1974 – 76 ).
Lucky Philip Dube ( pronounced doo-beh ) ( 3 August 1964 – 18 October 2007 ) was a South African reggae musician.
Lucky Dube was born in Ermelo, formerly of the Eastern Transvaal, now of Mpumalanga, on 3 August 1964.
Between 1964 and 1973 Doonican was rarely out of the UK Singles Chart, his greatest successes including the singles " Walk Tall ", " The Special Years ", " Elusive Butterfly ", " What Would I Be ", ( on Decca ) " If The Whole World Stopped Loving " ( Pye ), and " Morning " ( Philips ); and the albums 13 Lucky Shades of Val Doonican ( Decca ), and Val Doonican Rocks, But Gently ( Pye ) which reached Number 1 in the UK Albums Chart in 1967.
He turned professional in 1964 and claimed the first of 12 victories on the PGA Tour at the Lucky International Open the following year.
His best known work was The Lucky Country ( 1964 ), an evaluation of Australian society that questioned many traditional attitudes: " Australia is a lucky country, run by second-rate people who share its luck.
" The Lucky Country " is a nickname sometimes used to describe Australia, taken from the 1964 book of the same name by social critic Donald Horne.
1964 and South
* 1964 – Vietnam War: A coup d ' état replaces Duong Van Minh with General Nguyen Khanh as President of South Vietnam.
" After South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond switched his allegiance to the Republican Party in 1964, BJU faculty members became increasingly influential in the new state Republican party, and BJU alumni were elected to local political and party offices.
He unsuccessfully contested the marginal seat of Aberdeen South in the 1964 general election, and won it in the landslide Labour victory at the 1966 general election at the age of 28, defeating Priscilla Tweedsmuir by 1, 799 votes.
* 1964 – Melbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier collides with the destroyer off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.
* 1964 – Anti-apartheid activist and ANC leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison for sabotage in South Africa.
* 1964 – In a bloodless coup, General Nguyen Khanh overthrows General Duong Van Minh's military junta in South Vietnam.
* 1964 – Vietnam War: 5, 000 more American military advisers are sent to South Vietnam bringing the total number of United States forces in Vietnam to 21, 000.
* 1964 – Vietnam War: at a rally in Saigon, South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Khanh calls for expanding the war into North Vietnam.
The colonial structures of Malawian labor export to South African mines continued after Malawi achieved independence in 1964.
Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.
Macquarie University was formally established in 1964 with the passage of the Macquarie University Act 1964 by the New South Wales parliament.
* 1964 – The Good Friday Earthquake, the most powerful earthquake in U. S. history at a magnitude of 9. 2 strikes South Central Alaska, killing 125 people and inflicting massive damage to the city of Anchorage.
* 1964 – South Vietnamese Generals Lam Van Phat and Duong Van Duc fail in a coup attempt against General Nguyen Khanh.
In 1964, Zhou Enlai, worried about the escalation of U. S. forces in South Vietnam, made an informal agreement with the North.
In 1964, the new British government under Harold Wilson announced their intention to hand over power to the Federation of South Arabia in 1968, but that the British military would remain.
At independence in 1964, Zambia's economy grew the British South Africa Company ( BSAC, originally setup by the British imperialist Cecil Rhodes ) retained commercial assets and mineral rights that it acquired from a concession signed with the Litunga of Barotseland in 1892 ( the Lochner Concession ).
Thurmond represented South Carolina in the United States Senate from 1954 until 2003, at first as a Democrat and, after 1964, as a Republican.
On September 16, 1964, he switched his party affiliation to the Republican Party, which was seeking to revive its presence in the South by appealing to conservative voters.
He played an important role in South Carolina's support among white voters for the Republican presidential candidates Barry Goldwater in 1964 and Richard Nixon in 1968.