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Wednesday 22 May 1963

1963-05-22

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). 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. The List of Adrian Messenger, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The List of Adrian Messenger

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis

Country: United States

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55 Days at Peking

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

Country: United States

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Hud

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Pickpocket

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Plgri

Country: United States

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Spencer's Mountain

Directed by: Delmer Daves

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

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 22 May 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Coppey: French company executive, the CEO of VINCI in charge of concessions since 15 April 2014.
  • Andrej Blatnik: Slovene author and academic.
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Facts:
  • Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
  • A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London, England.
  • Assassination attempt of Greek left-wing politician Gregoris Lambrakis, who will die five days afterwards.

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7820
  • Life: Governor Nelson and Happy Rockefeller Mystery cloud issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Baldwin -- May 17, 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

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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