Week of September 16, 1964
World in shock - the Soviet Union’s
Communist Party strips Nikita S.
Khrushchev of his posts as premier and
party chief. Replacing him is one of his
top lieutenants - Leonid I. Brezhnev.
Khrushchev bowed out with silence and
without receiving a single word of official
praise for his 11 years of power and a
lifetime of service to the Communist
party.
...The new Soviet leadership makes
public a bill of particulars charging him
with “harebrained scheming” and
“bragging.”
Passing - Cole Porter (71) - one of
America’s great song and musical
comedy writers. Porter wrote so many popular tunes - “Night and Day,” “Begin
the Beguine,” “In the Still of the Night,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and many
others.
Communist China successfully explodes an atomic nuclear device - a first. Said a
news release - “This is a major achievement of the Chinese people in their
struggle to increase national defense capability and to oppose the U.S.
imperialist policy nuclear blackmail nuclear blasts.”
In a nationwide television address, President Johnson asks the Soviet Union to
join the United States in a global effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons
and at the same time, warns Communist China against the temptation of nuclear
blackmail.
Passing - Herbert Clark Hoover - the 31st President of
the United States, dies at the age of 90 after a long
illness. President Johnson proclaims a 30-day period
of mourning, ordering flags on all government building
flown at half-staff.
“We have lost a wise American and
the world has lost a humanitarian citizen to all
mankind.”
Sen. Barry Goldwater accuses the Democrats of “utter
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proposes a three-point program to “lead you back to sanity in our foreign
relations.”
The New York World’s Fair
closes its first year with a
promise of a “more or less new
fair” in 1965. Revenue was
lower than expected... A big
seller at the fair during the past
month or so, has been plastic
busts of President Johnson
and Sen. Barry Goldwater -
turned out by vending-type
machines. Fair visitors paid 50
cents each for the souvenirs of
which 4,751 were dispensed on
the Johnson machine and 4,501 on the Goldwater machine.
Sports - The St. Louis Cardinals are the World Series champs, beating the
Yankees. Card Pitcher Bob Gibson and captain/third baseman Ken Boyer were
the first to hug one another after the final pitch.
The New York Yankees fire manager Yogi Berra ... The St. Louis Cardinals sign
Albert Schoendienst, former major league infielder and Cardinal coach as
manager, succeeding the resigned John
Keane, the new manager of the New
York Yankees.
Just say the magic words - “Put A Tiger
In Your Tank ” at Esso gas stations (Enco
on the west coast). Happy Motoring! The
Humble Oil & Refining Company.
Joseph Bonanno, - the Brooklyn mobster
known as Joe Bananas, is kidnapped in
front of an apartment building on Park
Ave. He had been subpoenaed earlier to
appear before a Federal grand jury in
Manhattan
Playing in Las Vegas -
Hello, America - Desert Inn
Casino de Paris - Dunes

Week of September 16, 1964
Robert Goulet - Flamingo
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum - Riviera
Shelley Berman/Mills Brothers - Sahara
Alan King - Sands
Lido de Paris - Stardust
Ziegfeld Follies - Thunderbird
Folies Bergere - Tropicana
Bob Dylan will appear at Philharmonic Hall in New York,
October 31. Tickets are $2.75-$4.50.
Hollywood news - The British are coming - not just on the
music charts - but in the movies. Albert Finney, Peter
O’Toole, Richard Burton, Terrance Stamp, Peter Finch,
Richard Harris have been turning out movies recently. Look
for newcomer Tom Courtenay who’s starring in a movie
now being filmed around Hollywood titled “King Rat.”
Don Knotts, a regular on the “Andy Griffith” show, signs a
long-term picture and TV contract with Universal.
Television News - On Meet The Press this week - Robert F. Kennedy -
Democratic Candidate for Senator of New York.
Ed Sullivan accuses comedian Jackie Mason of having made “obscene gestures
on camera” on his television show and cancels the comedian’s $40,000 contract
for six appearances. He won’t even be paid the $7000 he was to receive for his
six-minute monologue last Sunday evening.
Another new cartoon
series can be seen in
prime time - Johnny
Quest on ABC-TV.
Says the producers of
the series -
Hanna/Barbera -
“Johnny Quest is the
product of over two
years of research by
our artists. Not only
does the Quest series
bring up-to-date
adventure to television

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for the first time, it also brings an art style never before seen in animation. The
style aims to make “Johnny Quest visually attractive and exciting.” All our stories
are based on fact or possible fact. There will be no mad scientists running around
ready to blow up the earth with a secret bomb; no monsters from other planets.
Nothing out of the realm of believability will happen to the Quests.”
CBS-TV will present “ Cinderella” in
the spring of 1965. The cast consists
of Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon,
Celeste Holm Jo Van Fleet, Jack
Jones, Pat Carroll and newcomer
Lesley Warren (18) in the title roll.
Currently, Ms. Warren is touring with
the Broadway cast of “110 in the
Shade,” her first stage assignment
other than a week in summer stock.
Ginger Rogers plays the roll of the
Queen, Walter Pidgeon - the King.
Jack Jones appears as Prince
Charming. The show will be taped in
color.
Saturday Night Television -
CBS - Jackie Gleason Show, Gilligan’s Island, Mr. Broadway, Gunsmoke
NBC - Flipper, Adventures of Mr. Magoo, Kentucky Jones, NBC Saturday Night
At The Movies
ABC - The Outer Limits, Lawrence Welk, Dinah Shore Special, Show Street
Pop hits this week in 1964 -
DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY - Manfred
Mann
OH, PRETTY WOMAN - Roy Orbison
WE’LL SING IN THE SUNSHINE -
Gale Garnett
DANCING IN THE STREET - Martha &
Vandellas
LAST KISS - J. Frank Wilson &
Cavaliers
REMEMBER (Walkin’ In The Sand) -
Shangri-Las
WHEN I GROW UP (To Be A Man) -
Beach Boys

Week of September 16, 1964
A SUMMER SONG - Chad Stuart & Jeremy Clyde
CHUG-A-LUG - Roger Miller
BABY LOVE - Supremes
HAVE I THE RIGHT? - Honeycombs
BREAD AND BUTTER - Newbeats
LET IT BE ME - Betty Everett & Jerry Butler
LITTLE HONDA - Hondells
FUNNY - Joe Hinton
IT HURTS TO BE IN LOVE - Gene Pitney
YOU MUST BELIEVE ME - Impressions
THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN - Animals
G.T.O. - Ronny & Daytonas
BABY I NEED YOUR LOVING - Four Tops
TOBACCO ROAD - Nashville Teens
I’M ON THE OUTSIDE (Looking In) - Little
Anthony & Imperials
RIDE THE WILD SURF - Jan & Dean
COME A LITTLE BIT CLOSER - Jay & Americans
SAVE IT FOR ME - 4 Seasons
MERCY, MERCY - Don Covay &
Goodtimers
BABY DON’T YOU DO IT - Marvin Gaye
THE DOOR IS STILL OPEN (To My Heart)
- Dean Martin
FROM A WINDOW - Billy J. Kramer &
Dakotas
COUSIN OF MINE - Sam Cooke
RHYTHM - Major Lance
I’M CRYING - Animals
DEATH OF AN ANGEL - Kingsmen
EVERYBODY KNOWS (I Still Love You) -
Dave Clark Five
I’VE GOT SAND IN MY SHOES - Drifters
GIRL (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue) -
Temptations
THAT’S WHAT LOVE IS MADE OF -
Miracles
I DON’T WANT TO SEE TOMORROW -
Nat King Cole
ALL CRIED OUT - Dusty Springfield
MATCHBOX - Beatles
At the movies -

Week of September 16, 1964
Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins - Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson,
Glynis Johns
Behold A Pale Horse - Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn
The Visit - Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn
The Unsinkable Molly Brown - Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley,
Jack Kruschen, Hermione Baddeley
The Americanization of Emily - James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas,
James Coburn, Joyce Frenfell, Keenan Wynn
The Outrage - Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Edward G. Robinson, William
Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Albert Salmi
The Lively Set - James Darren, Pamela Tiffin Doug McClure, Joanie Sommers
Kisses For My President - Fred MacMurray, Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Edward
Andrews, Eli Wallach
Fate Is the Hunter - Glenn Ford, Nancy Kwan, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette,
Jane Russell, Wally Cox
Where Love Has Gone - Susan Hyward, Bette Davis, Michael Connors, Joey
Heatherton
Walt Disney’s - So Dear To My Heart - Burl Ives
A House Is Not A Home - Shelley Winters, Robert Taylor, Mickey Shaughnessy,
Cesar Romero
Invitation To A Gunfighter - Yul Brynner, Janice Rule, Brad Dexter, Alfred
Ryder, Mike Kellin George Segal, Cifford David, Pat Hingle
Send Me No Flowers - Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony
Randall, Hal March, Paul Lynde, Edward Andrews,
Patricia Barry, Clint Walker
Radio News - “If you’re a sports fan who likes to know
the score” - Pat Summerall every evening at 6:15pm
with “Up to the Minute Sports” ... Later at 6:55pm “It’s
Sport’s Time” with either Phil Rizzuto during
baseball/basketball season or Frank Gifford during
football season. At 7:15pm it’s CBS radio’s “Worldwide
Sports” with Chris Schenkel. Only on WCBS radio - dial
880AM/101.1FM New York.
More radio - WXYZ (1270) Detroit lineup - Fred Wolf, David Prince, Joel
Sebastian, Russ Knight, Bob Day, Don Zee. The station’s on-air moniker is
“Loveable Radio.”
Heard on the radio - Joe O’Brien , morning man at top-rated
WMCA, New York, plays “We Have No Bananas Today” after the
kidnapping of mobster Joseph “Bananas” Bonanno.

Week of September 16, 1964
Music news - Brian Epstein, the most successful manager today in show
business, is now producing records. He’s producing a record by Rory Storm and
the Hurricanes - with which Ringo Starr drummed three years prior to joining the
Beatles, Epstein is about to record his latest group, the Rustiks, himself, leasing
the tapes back to Decca Records.
Brian Epstein says no, the Beatles are not yet going public. He said the talk
about the fab four forming their own company, with stock sold to the public “was
an interesting idea” but that it was premature.
Singer Bobby Vinton sues his personal manager Al
Bregman for $300 thousand. The suit charges that Bregman
induced him to sign a contract after falsely representing that
he would make him a film star. Vinton says at the time he
was under contract to another manager. He terminated the
contract, was sued and paid off a large sum of money.
Record news - Warner Brothers Records, for the first time in
its history, is really taking an aim at the teen market. On the
Warner Brothers label (along with subsidary Reprise) - Trini
Lopez, Dick and Deedee, the Premieres, the Routers, the Markets, Ike and Tina
Turner, the Blendells, Jimmy Griffin and the Kings. In addition, Reprise secures
four additiional British singles from Pye. Set for immediate release - “There’s
Always Something There To Remind Me” - Sandy Shaw; “I’ve Seen Such
Things” - Tony Dangerfild;
“I Didn’t Mean To Hurt You” - The Rockin’ Berries and “Try a Little Loving My
Friend” - Peter Faces.
Music - Sid Bernstein will present the Rolling Stones in concert at New York’s
Academy of Music on Oct 24... Mary Wells, who just left Motown Records for
20th-Century Fox Records, is currently touring with the Beatles in England... The
Rolling Stones are booked for their Ed Sullivan show debut. They’ll arrive in New
York this week.
Favorite Country -
I Guess I’m Crazy - Jime Reeves
I Don’t Care - Buck Owens
The Race Is On - Goerge Jones
Chug-A-Lug - Roger Miller
Mad - Dave Dudley
I Don’t Love You Anymore - Charlie Louvin
Cross The Brazos At Waco
Once A Day - Connie Smith

Week of September
16,
1964
Top Records in Britain -
Oh Pretty Women - Roy Orbison
I’m Into Something Good - Herman’s Hermits
I Wouldn’t Trade You The World -
Bachelors
The Wedding _- Julie Rogers
Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
Where Did Our Love Go - The
Supremes
As Tears Go By - Marianne Faithfull
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Together - P.J. Proby
Favorite - Albums -
A Hard Day’s Night - The Beatles
Something New - The Beatles
People - Barbara Steisand
Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean
Martin
All Summer Long - Beach Boys
Hello Dolly! - original cast
Sugar Lips - Al Hirt
The Impressions - Keep On Pushing
It Might As Well Be Swing - Frank
Sinatra, Count Basie
The Animals
The Chipmunks Sing The Beatles Hits
Cotton Candy - Al Hirt
The Best of Jim Reeves
More of Roy Orbison’s Greatest Hits
Funny Girl - original cast
How Glad I Am - Nancy Wilson