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Saturday 8 June 1963

1963-06-08

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's My Party by Lesley Gore. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Donovan's Reef, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Donovan's Reef

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Elizabeth Allen

Country: United States

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Cleopatra

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison

Country: United States

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Irma la Douce

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Lou Jacobi

Country: United States

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The Nutty Professor

Directed by: Jerry Lewis

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore

Country: United States

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King Kong vs. Godzilla

Directed by: Ishir Honda

Starring: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Y Fujiki

Country: United States

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 June 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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Facts:
  • Mr President closes at St. James Theater NYC after 265 performances
  • 95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2
  • American Heart Association is 1st agency to campaign against cigarettes

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Death of Pope John XXIII
  • Time: Pope John XXIII, from Associated Press.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7822

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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