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New Series 1964

 

 

gilligan's Island 1964



Gilligan's Island (1964-1967) - Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Tina Louise, Russell Johnson and Dawn Wells.

 

 

 

addams family 1964

 

 


The Addams Family (1964 - 1966) - Carolyn Jones, John Astin, Jackie Coogan, Ted Cassidy, Blossom Rock, Ken Weatherwax and Lisa Loring.


 

 

 

 

munsters 1964


The Munsters (1964 – 1966) - Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Beverley Owen, Pat Priest and Butch Patrick.


Though
The Addams Family had better writing, acting and was far funnier, The Munsters had higher Nielsen ratings but both were canceled within two years.

 

 

 

man from uncle 1964

 

 


The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
(1964 - 1968) Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo, David McCallum as Illya Kuryakin and Leo G. Carroll as The Chief.

 

 

 

bewitched 1964

Bewitched (1964 - 1972) - Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York (replaced by Dick Sargent in 1969), Agnes Moorehead and of course, Marion Lorne as the airhead Aunt Clara.

 

 

jeopardy 1964

Jeopardy!
(1964 - ) A Merv Griffith success. Art Fleming hosted until 1979 with Alex Trebek taking over from 1984 to the present.

 

 

Shindig!
My Living Doll

Daniel Boone
The Entertainers
Another World
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
Jonny Quest
Peyton Place
Profiles in Courage
The Rogues
Slattery's People
Underdog
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Wendy and Me

 

More on each new show of 1964 at Wikipedia

 

Series End 1964

 

 

The Judy Garland Show (1963-1964).
The Twilight Zone (1959-1964).

 

Television News 1964

 

Mr Whipple Don't squeeze the Charmin

 

rudolph reindeer 1964



The Christmas special Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer premiers and has been telecast every year since 1964 making the the top Christmas show of all time. Burl Ives narrates and sings "A Holly Jolly Christmas".

 

 

 

Television sets manufactured as of this date are required to receive UHF channels.

 

nbc color logo 1964

Most of NBC's programs are now broadcast in color.

 

The Emmy's of 1964 - 1965

 

Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Drama: The Defenders


Outstanding Continued Performance By an Actor in a Series: (Lead) Dick Van Dyke, The Dick Van Dyke Show


Outstanding Continued Performance By an Actress in a Series: (Lead) Mary Tyler Moore, The Dick Van Dyke Show


Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Comedy: The Dick Van Dyke Show





Most Watched 1964 - 1965

 

 

bonanza

 

Bonanza, the first Western filmed in color becomes the most watched show in America and holds that position for four years.

 

Most Watched 1964 - 1965

 

1. Bonanza
2. Bewitched
3. Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
4. The Andy Griffith Show
5. The Fugitive
6. The Red Skelton Show
7. The Dick Van Dyke Show
8. The Lucy Show
9. Peyton Place II
10. Combat ABC
11. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
12. The Beverly Hillbillies
13. My Three Sons
14. Branded
15. Petticoat Junction
16. The Ed Sullivan Show
17. Lassie
18. The Munsters
19. Gilligan's Island
20. Peyton Place I

TV Guide Schedule 1964

 

adams family

 

 

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The idea behind this project is to present the Sixties in an interesting manner with as much audio and visual content as we could manage without slowing things down too much.

 

Unlike most Sixties websites that are a hodgepodge of decade wide information, we approached this project year by year. WIth each year of the Sixties including categories in history, television, movies, music, sports, books, comedy, technology and toys.

Beyond the nostalgia and retro feel for those who lived through the time, it is also designed to attract the younger crowd.

 

We have enjoyed some success in that endeavor as this webiste has become quite popular with teachers who use Sixties Pizzazz to get their Middle and High school students interested in our historic and cultural past by assigning projects and papers to this and our other PIZZAZZ websites.

 

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