It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton.
In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Haunting, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in September 1963 ?
- Dementia 13
directed by Francis Coppola
starring: William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton
- Vivre Sa Vie
directed by Jean-Luc Godard
starring: Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, Andr S. Labarthe
- The Haunting
directed by Robert Wise
starring: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson
- X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
directed by Roger Corman
starring: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone
directed by Masaki Kobayashi
starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita
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Which were the important events of Saturday, 21 September 1963 ?
Famous People born
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
: Los Angeles, California -- Infielder (Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees)
: Antiguan West Indies cricketer
: Scottish actor
Famous People died
: Spanish playwright (Born 1899)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1963 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in September 1963 ?
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.
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 World War II, with a dangerous assignment: finding and returning a young American woman living in Afghanistan to her distraught family after she suddenly and mysteriously disappears.
RCA Victor New Vista Color TV Bridgeport (1963)
Cessna Skyknight Photo Continental Motors (1963)
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