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Friday 11 January 1963

1963-01-11

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Days of Wine and Roses

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton

Country: United States

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L'eclisse

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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Taras Bulba

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Sam Wanamaker

Country: United States

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Lawrence of Arabia

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The Lawbreakers

Starring: Lee Marvin

Country: United States

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Battleline

Starring: Jim Bishop

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tracy Caulkins: American athlete, queen of one of the premier Olympic events, the Decathlon of swimming.
  • Kate Gompert in Ames: Iowa, USA; tennis star.
  • Petra Schneider: East German swimming star (world record 400m).
  • Dean Reynolds: English snooker player.
  • Jason Connery: British-born Hollywood actor and noted family, the son of the well-known acting couple, Scottish-born Sean Connery and Australian-born Diane Cilento.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Arthur D Nock: English/American historian (Saint Paul), dies at age 60.
Facts:
  • 1st discotheque opens, Whiskey-a-go-go in LA
  • Beatles release Please Please Me andAsk Me Why
  • First discotheque opens, The Whiskey-a-go-go in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: AnnMargret
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wilbur D. Mills -- Jan. 11, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7801

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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