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Monday 8 April 1963

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alec Stewart and Erica Terwillegar in Nelsonville. In that special week of April people in US were listening to He's So Fine by The Chiffons. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters by J.D was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meine Frau Susanne.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bye Bye Birdie

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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It Happened at the World's Fair

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood

Country: United States

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The Birds

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

Country: United States

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The Trial

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider

Country: United States

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How the West Was Won

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Crane

Written by: Patrick Alexander, Jordan Lawrence

Starring: Patrick Allen, Sam Kydd, Gerald Flood, Laya Raki

Country: United Kingdom

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The Human Jungle

Starring: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

Country: United Kingdom

The Dakotas

Starring: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Country: United States

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Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom

Written by: Don Meier

Starring: Marlin Perkins

Country: United States

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FOX 8 News

Starring: Cindy Farmer, Brad Jones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alec Stewart: English cricketer.
  • Erica Terwillegar in Nelsonville: New Jersey, USA; lugist.
  • Julian Lennon: British song writer, musician, singer and noted family, the son of John Lennon and his first wife, Cynthia.
  • Jean-Pierre Treiber: French gamekeeper, mysterious man with auburn hair and right eye half closed, suspected to be the murderer of Géraldine Giraud, actress, and her friend Katia Lherbier, poisoned by chloropicrine.
  • Terry Porter: American basketball player and coach.
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Facts:
  • 35th Academy Awards - Lawrence of Arabia, Anne Bancroft and Gregory Peck win.
  • Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1963?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7814
  • Life: Spartans Stand at Thermopylae
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Orville Freeman -- Apr. 5, 1963

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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