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Question: What is the biggest event of 1964!?
Other than Beatles, and can you give me a brief description of the event!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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Ah, but the Beatles WAS the biggest event of 1964!

The year 1964 was one of THE greatest years in history!.

On January 11th 1964 The United States Surgeon General Luther Leonidas Terry reported for the very FIRST time that smoking may be hazardous to one's health!.
This was the FIRST admission that smoking could kill you!.
Before then they even had DOCTORS recommending smoking!.

1964 was a HUGE year for the entire world!. China blew an atomic bomb, Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, Malcom X left the Nation of Islam, the Space Program, the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights movement with the murder of Medgar Evers & the voter registers, Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali crowned heavyweight champion of the world, IBM announces the System/360, the FIRSTfasmily computer, The Olympics, the Worlds Fair, Dr!. Martin Luther King, Jr!. is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize!.

JFKennedy was killed November 22, 1963!.

And still!.!.!.!.!.the Beatles WAS the biggest event of the year!.

Yes, there were many more events bigger than the Fab Four playing their love songs for teenage girls in 1964, or watching their first film, 'Hard Days Night!.'

The biggest event occurred on August 4, when U!. S!. air strikes were ordered against DRV (Democratic Republic of Vietnam) targets, after the questionable Gulf of Tonkin "Incident" (August 2-4) off the coast of Vietnam!. This was in effect the beginning of America's undeclared war on Vietnam!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

It would have to be the assassination of John F!. Kennedy!. I was 4 living in Los Angels at the time, but I remember the breaking news very clearly!. This event not only impacted me, but the United States and the world as a whole!. Since this event is well documented, I don't think a description of the event is necessary!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

sorry, kennedy was assassinated in november of 1963
I think if you're in school and some teacher is asking this, it's probably the civil rights act of 1964!. It was one of the first things done by the government to change the "place" of blacks in american society since the days of reformation and acts passed in 1877!. (no more segregation etc!.)Www@QuestionHome@Com

Harold Wilson becomes Prime Minister
Northern Rhodesia becomes independent Zambia
Kosygin and Brezhnev become Soviet PremiereWww@QuestionHome@Com

Year of the Mustang!. Does it need an explanation!?Www@QuestionHome@Com