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In 1964, the first elections were held for a community council, and in 1979 for the first mayor.
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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.
Mueller agreed, and Phillips managed Apollo from January 1964, until it achieved the first manned landing in July 1969, after which he returned to Air Force duty.
* 1964 – At the Academy Awards, Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American male to win the Best Actor award for the 1963 film Lilies of the Field.
During Clinton's term, Arkansas performed its first executions since 1964 ( the death penalty had been re-enacted on March 23, 1973 ).
In 1964, the Birds, piloted by Hank Bauer in his first year of managing the ballclub, were involved in a tight pennant race against the Yankees and White Sox.
The first recorded use of the term is in a 1964 letter by Anne Ewing to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Many changes followed: the first full-time in house designer and publications officer were appointed in 1964, A Friends organization was set up in 1968, an Education Service established in 1970 and publishing house in 1973.
Mumy was reportedly the first choice to portray the role of Eddie Munster in the 1964 situation comedy The Munsters, but his parents objected because of the extensive make-up, and the role instead went to Butch Patrick.
Gurney took the marque's first two wins in the world championship, at the 1964 French and Mexican Grands Prix.
Chaplin's first major project after A King in New York, his memoirs My Autobiography ( 1964 ), also became a bestseller despite receiving mixed reviews.
In addition, works published before 1964 that did not have their copyrights renewed 28 years after first publication year also are in the public domain, except that books originally published outside the US by non-Americans are exempt from this requirement, if they are still under copyright in their home country ( see How Can I Tell Whether a Copyright Was Renewed for more details ).
In 2008 however Barack Obama became the first Democrat since 1964 to win Ormsby County / Carson City, defeating John McCain 49 % to 48 %, by 204 votes, a margin of under 1 %.
This was replaced only five years later by the first " Christadelphian Hymn Book " ( 1869 ), compiled by J. J. and A. Andrew, and this was revised and expanded in 1874, 1932 and 1964.
* ABC aired a short-lived television series in 1964, Destry, based on the first two films, starring John Gavin as the son of the movie's title character.
* 1964 – Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
A sporting 2 + 2 seater version was also available as the Auto-Union 1000 SP from 1957 to 1964, the first years only as a coupé and from 1962 also as a convertible.
The original three-part miniseries version was first shown on Disney's Wonderful World Of Color, February 9, 16 and 23, 1964, and shown again there a few times, included in a late 1980s Wonderful World of Disney syndicated rerun package, and cablecast in 1990s on the Disney Channel.
* 1964 – The first test flight of the SR-71 ( Blackbird ) took place at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif.
1964 and elections
Lee in turn threatened to run PAP candidates in Malaya at the 1964 federal elections, despite an earlier agreement that he would not do so ( see PAP-UMNO Relations ).
* 1964 – The 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution, prohibiting the use of poll taxes in national elections, is ratified.
In January 1964, UNIP won the next major elections, defeating their ANC rivals and securing Kaunda's position as prime minister.
Zahir Shah was able to govern on his own in 1963 and despite the factionalism and political infighting a new constitution was introduced in 1964 which turned Afghanistan into a modern democratic state by introducing free elections, a parliament, civil rights, women's rights and universal suffrage.
John Compton was premier of St. Lucia from 1964 until independence in February 1979 and remained prime minister until elections later that year.
His three unsuccessful bids for the presidency ( in the 1952, 1958 and 1964 elections ) prompted Allende to joke that his epitaph would be " Here lies the next President of Chile.
In the last 23 Presidential elections the Republican candidate only lost once, when Barry Goldwater, in 1964, failed to win a single county in the state.
Despite opposition from the ruling PPP, all reforms were implemented and new elections set for October 1964.
Former U. S. President Jimmy Carter visited Guyana to lobby for the resumption of free elections, and on October 5, 1992, a new National Assembly and regional councils were elected in the first Guyanese election since 1964 to be internationally recognized as free and fair.
The Union Civica Nacional ( UCN ) called a national strike and demanded the formation of a provisional government under their leader, Viriato Fiallo, with elections to be delayed until 1964.
Between 1804 and 1964, the US Congress cancelled US Presidential elections in Washington, DC, while the rest of State of Maryland continued to vote in these elections.
These voting blocs together formed a majority of voters and handed the Democratic Party seven victories out of nine presidential elections ( 1932 – 36-40-48, 1960, 1964 ), as well as control of both houses of Congress during all but 4 years between the years 1932-1980 ( Republicans won small majorities in 1946 and 1952 ).
Although Democratic presidential candidates have only won the county in four of the last 13 elections ( Kennedy in 1960, Johnson in 1964, Clinton in 1992 and Obama in 2008 ), the races have almost always been close, such as in 1980, when Ronald Reagan won by a landslide nationwide, but by a mere 1 % in Wake County.
Since its creation in 1871, El Paso County has typically voted for the Republican presidential candidate in presidential elections ; the last Democratic nominee to win the county was Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.
In the 1996 elections he defeated rivals Héctor Luis Acevedo ( PPD ), who was mayor of San Juan at the time, and Representative David Noriega ( PIP ), winning a second term after obtaining more than one million votes and the largest victory margin since 1964.
On 16 October 1964 he was elected by 1, 254 votes ; he was to hold that seat for the next eight general elections.
Following the 1964 elections, Theodorakis became a member of the Greek Parliament, associated with the left-wing party EDA.
He was an active member of the Conservative Party in the early 1960s and fought, unsuccessfully, to recapture Orpington in the 1964 and 1966 UK general elections after its loss to the Liberals in the 1962 by-election.
The December 1964 elections for the new legislature gave the PPP 45. 8 % ( 24 seats ), the People's National Congress ( PNC ) 40. 5 % ( 22 seats ), and the United Force ( UF ) 12. 4 % ( 7 seats ).