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Friday 18 January 1963

1963-01-18

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. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Raven

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Sodom and Gomorrah

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Stewart Granger, Stanley Baker, Pier Angeli

Country: United States

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From Morn to Midnight

Directed by: Karl Heinz Martin

Starring: Ernst Deutsch, Erna Morena, Roma Bahn

Country: United States

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Reptilicus

Directed by: Sidney Pink

Starring: Carl Ottosen, Ann Smyrner, Mimi Heinrich

Country: United States

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Days of Wine and Roses

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford

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 18 January 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stefan Schmidlin: Swiss comedian, mostly known via the comdedy duo Schmirisnkis which he formed with René Rindlisbacher.
  • Martin Omalley: Politician.
  • Magda Cotrofe: Brazilian actress and model, a veteran of nude centerfolds.
  • Derek Clark: American homicide victim, killed in a fatal error of judgment by all concerned.
  • Jane Horrocks: Lancashire, England -- Actress (Absolutely Fabulous).
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Facts:
  • Reinier Paping wins Dutch 11-Cities Skating Race (10:59).
  • Netherlands Due to severe winter conditions the twelfth elfstedentocht almost turns into a total disaster. Of the 9294 participants only 69 manage to finish, making this the heaviest elfstedentocht ever held.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Greek mythology Trojan horse
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Minoru Yamasaki -- Jan. 18, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7802

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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