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                                Events of 1964
          Put a date in your diary to join us as we celebrate
60 years at Gins.
Green light for Channel Tunnel
The British and French
Governments have
announced their commitment
to build a tunnel under the
English Channel.
Beatlemania arrives in the US
The four members of the British hit band, the Beatles, have arrived in New York at the start of their first tour of the United States.
A Royal baby
Buckingham Palace announces
the birth of HRH Prince Edward.
“The Queen was safely
delivered of a son at 8:20 this
evening. Her Majesty and the
infant Prince are both well.”
The Sun newspaper is born
The Sun newspaper is published today for the first time.
Cassius Clay crowned World Champion Cassius Clay, 22, has been crowned heavyweight champion of the world after beating Sonny Liston in one of the biggest upsets in boxing’s history.
Forth Road Bridge opened The Queen has officially opened Europe’s longest suspension bridge linking Edinburgh to Perth across the River Forth.
Campbell speeds
to double record
Donald Campbell has broken
the world water speed record, becoming the first man to
break the world land and water
speed records in the same year.
The Royal Southampton
Yacht Club
opens brand new Clubhouse
After much anticipation the
RSYC unveils its fabulous
new Clubhouse at Gins on the
privately owned Beaulieu River.
Saturday 7th September 2024 Eat. Drink. Dance. Celebrate.
Bringing 1964 back to life for one night only.

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