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Sunday 22 December 1963

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luna H Mitani and Giuseppe Bergomi. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Forest Rangers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Love with the Proper Stranger

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams

Country: United States

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The Sword in the Stone

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson

Country: United States

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Move Over, Darling

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen

Country: United States

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America, America

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam

Country: United States

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Charade

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hollywood and the Stars

Starring: Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

The Judy Garland Show

Starring: Judy Garland

Country: United States

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Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales

Starring: Kenny Delmar, Don Adams, Bradley Bolke, Larry Storch

Country: United States

The Great Adventure

Starring: Van Heflin, Russell Johnson

Country: United States

Mr. Novak

Written by: E. Jack Neuman, Boris Sagal

Starring: James Franciscus, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Luna H Mitani: Japanese American surrealism painter.
  • Giuseppe Bergomi: Italian soccer player for Internazionale, and considered one of the best defenders in the sport's history.
  • Brian McMillan: South African cricketer and educator.
  • Luna Mitani: Japanese-American painter and illustrator.
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Facts:
  • Oakland Raiders' Tom Flores passes for six touchdowns vs Houston Oilers (52-49).
  • Official 30-day mourning period for US President John F Kennedy ends.
  • The cruise ship Lakonia burns 180 miles north of Madeira with the loss of 128 lives.
  • Walt Disney releases his 18th feature-length animated motion picture ''The Sword in the Stone'', about the boyhood of King Arthur. It is the penultimate animated film personally supervised by Disney.
  • İsmet İnönü of CHP forms the new government of Turkey (28th government, coalition partners independents, İnönü has served 10 ten times as a prime minister, this is his last government)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hollywood magic double issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Guy de Rothschild -- Dec. 20, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7850

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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