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  • London, England
    Saturday Feb 22, 1964

    The Beatles

    Returning to the UK

    London, England
    Saturday Feb 22, 1964

    The band flew to Florida, where they appeared on the weekly Ed Sullivan Show a second time, before another 70 million viewers, before returning to the UK on 22 February.




  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Mar 26, 1964

    James Bond

    You Only Live Twice was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Mar 26, 1964

    You Only Live Twice is the eleventh novel (and twelfth book) in Ian Fleming's James Bond series of stories. It was first published by Jonathan Cape in the United Kingdom on 26 March 1964 and sold out quickly.




  • Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Aug 11, 1964

    James Bond

    Fleming's death

    Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Aug 11, 1964

    Fleming was a heavy smoker and drinker throughout his adult life and suffered from heart disease. In 1961, aged 53, he suffered a heart attack and struggled to recuperate. On 11 August 1964, while staying at a hotel in Canterbury, Fleming went to the Royal St George's Golf Club for lunch and later dined at his hotel with friends.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Sep 17, 1964

    James Bond

    Goldfinger

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Sep 17, 1964

    Goldfinger is a 1964 spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming.




  • London, England
    Thursday Oct 15, 1964

    Margaret Thatcher

    She became Spokesman on Housing and Land

    London, England
    Thursday Oct 15, 1964

    After the Conservatives lost the 1964 election she became spokesman on Housing and Land, in which position she advocated her party's policy of allowing tenants to buy their council houses.




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