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Japan Tokyo Yoyogi gymnasium in Tokyo Japan on 6th June 1964, which waas designed by the Japanese architect Kenzo Tange.
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On 10th October 1964, Emperor Hirohito of Japan announced the opening of the eighteenth Olympic Games in Tokyo National Stadium. University student Sakai Yoshinori lit the Olympic flame,who was born on the day of Hiroshima atomic bomb explosion (August 6, 1945).
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The eighteenth Olympic Games has become a catalyst for Japan's economy that the word "Tokyo Olympic boom" was special for this phenomenon. On 24th October 1964, “Goodbye” was played on the scoreboard, declaring the end of the eighteenth Olympic Games.
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After the Olympics, Tokyo has become an international metropolis. Until nearly 50 years later, the public can still enjoy its heritage. On 8th September 2013, a man was walking by a poster of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games in a Tokyo subway station.
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After 1964, Japan failed to bid for the Summer Olympics for 3 times, lost to Seoul in 1988, Beijing in 2008 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016. On 30th September 2009, a photographer was shooting the background plate of Tokyo's bid in Copenhagen, which is a white paper painted with Japanese animation role.
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Tokyo's bid committee came up with the idea of "extending the thrill of the Beijing Olympic Games to 8 years". However, Japanese people showed less enthusiasm compared with the official that the public support rate in Japan was far behind other candidate city. On 1st October 2009, a man was walking by the Tokyo Olympic banner with slogan of "uniting our world".
(Photo By: AP/Shuji Kajiyama)

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On 11th July 2009, giant model of 18 meters in Odaiba Park in Tokyo .
(Photo By: AP/Koji Sasahara)

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