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Monday 13 May 1963

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julian Brookhouse and Christian Perez. In that special week of May people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Spencer's Mountain, directed by Delmer Daves, 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 Curd Jürgens erzählt....
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Spencer's Mountain

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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Winter Light

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom

Country: United States

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Dr. No

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee

Country: United States

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Sanjuro

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi

Country: United States

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The Idiot

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshir Mifune

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 13 May 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Julian Brookhouse: rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance).
  • Christian Perez: French former footballer, he played for France at the Euro 92 and for different famous clubs: Nîmes, Montpellier, Monaco, Paris-St-Germain.
  • Andrea Leadsom: English politician.
  • Wally Masur: Australian tennis player coach and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alois Hudal: Austrian-born Catholic bishop who assisted Nazi war criminals in escaping (Born 1885).
Facts:
  • The U.S. Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland is decided.
  • A smallpox outbreak hits Stockholm, Sweden, lasting until July.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7819
  • Life: Bay of Pigs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Abraham Lincoln -- May 10, 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

In this romantic adventure of wild Afghanistan, master storyteller James Michener mixes the allure of the past with the dangers of today. After an impetuous American girl, Ellen Jasper, marries a young Afghan engineer, her parents hear no word from ...

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