Jews, Church, & Civilization VII

INTRODUCTION

1964 CE:  MARTIN LUTHER KING, 35, WINS THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

 

1964 CE:  ED SULLIVAN OPENS ONE OF HIS SUNDAY EVENING SHOWS

New York, Sunday evening Feb 9:

“Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles!”

Pandemonium ensues.

 

1964 CE:  STEVEN SPIELBERG, 16, PRODUCES FIRELIGHT

Los Angeles: Budget: $400. A 140 minute science fiction film, his first “independently directed movie.” Shown at the local movie theater, it will make a $100 profit for Spielberg. Firelight will later inspire Close Encounters.

Born December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati Ohio. Early childhood in Phoenix, Arizona. After his parents divorced, he moves to Saratoga, California with his dad after his junior year in high school. His mom and three sisters stayed in Cincinnati. Spielberg’s main time with them until adulthood would be annual Passover Seders, back in Arizona.

 

1964 CE:  SYSTEM / 360

Apr 7: IBM (Westchester, NY) announces mainstream computer family named IBM System/360 (a mainframe genre computer).

A client–upgradeable series and one of the most successful computers in history. Depending on model, it required space ranging from a small closet to a super–huge room…

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