1964 (9 Fire Year / 8 Soil 9-Year Cycle / 9 Fire 81-Year Cycle)

February 7- The Beatles arrive at New York City's JFK International Airport for the first time.
[famous / newsworthy / record breaking]
[entertainment / communications / advertising]

March 9- The first Ford Mustang rolls off the assembly line.
[entertainment / communications / advertising]

April 16- The Rolling Stones release their first album.
[entertainment / communications / advertising]

May 19- The United States State Department says that more than 40 hidden microphones have been found embedded in the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
[illumination / exposure]

June 11- In Cologne, Germany, a man attacks an elementary school with a flamethrower, killing 10 and injuring 21.
[notable observation]

October 2- The Kinks release their first album.
[entertainment / communications / advertising]

December 1- President Lyndon B. Johnson and his top-ranking advisers devise plans to bomb North Vietnam.
[expansive / explosive]