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  • 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.




  • China
    Friday Oct 16, 1964

    Nuclear Power

    First nuclear weapon test in China

    China
    Friday Oct 16, 1964

    The People's Republic of China has developed and possesses weapons of mass destruction, including chemical and nuclear weapons. The first of China's nuclear weapons tests took place in 1964.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 21, 1964

    Audrey Hepburn

    My Fair Lady

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 21, 1964

    Hepburn's second film released in 1964 was George Cukor's film adaptation of the stage musical My Fair Lady, which premiered in October.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Oct 24, 1964

    Harald V

    The Opening Parade of The 1964 Summer Olympics

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Oct 24, 1964

    The Crown Prince carried the Norwegian flag at the opening parade of the 1964 Summer Olympics. He represented Norway in the yachting events of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 1964, Mexico City in 1968, and Munich in 1972.




  • Iran
    Sunday Oct 25, 1964

    Ruhollah Khomeini

    Khomeini denounced both the Shah and the United States

    Iran
    Sunday Oct 25, 1964

    On 26 October 1964, Khomeini denounced both the Shah and the United States. This time it was in response to the "capitulations" or diplomatic immunity granted by the Shah to American military personnel in Iran.




  • Utrecht, Netherlands
    Saturday Oct 31, 1964

    Marco van Basten

    Born

    Utrecht, Netherlands
    Saturday Oct 31, 1964

    Marco van Basten was born on 31 October 1964 in Utrecht.




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