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Wednesday 2 October 1963

1963-10-02

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tom Jones

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York, George Devine

Country: United States

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Lilies of the Field

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann

Country: United States

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Knife in the Water

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz

Country: United States

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Dementia 13

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton

Country: United States

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Vivre Sa Vie

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, Andr S. Labarthe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Hollywood and the Stars

Starring: Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

The Judy Garland Show

Starring: Judy Garland

Country: United States

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Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales

Starring: Kenny Delmar, Don Adams, Bradley Bolke, Larry Storch

Country: United States

The Great Adventure

Starring: Van Heflin, Russell Johnson

Country: United States

Mr. Novak

Written by: E. Jack Neuman, Boris Sagal

Starring: James Franciscus, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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Facts:
  • W German Chancellor Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR
  • Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Sandy Koufax sets a World Series record by striking out 15 New York Yankees in a 5-2 victory in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium. The Dodgers sweep the series in four straight, with Koufax defeating the Yankees 2-1 in Game 4 at Dodger Stadium.

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Books

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The Shoes of the Fisherman

By: Morris L. West

A pope has died, and the corridors of the Vatican hum with intrigue as cardinals from all over the world gather to choose his successor. Suddenly, the election is concluded with a surprise result.

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The Group

By: Mary McCarth

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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction

By: J.D. Salinger

The author writes: The two long pieces in this book originally came out in The New Yorker ? RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS in 1955, SEYMOUR ? An Introduction in 1959.

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Caravans

By: James A. Michener

First published in 1963, James A. Michener’s gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the years after ...

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