It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to I'm Leaving It Up To You by Dale & Grace. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. High and Low, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 .
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 ?
  • High and LowHigh and Low
    directed by Akira Kurosawa
    starring: Toshir Mifune, Yutaka Sada, Tatsuya Nakadai
  • McLintock!McLintock!
    directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
    starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne
  • The SkydiversThe Skydivers
    directed by Coleman Francis
    starring: Kevin Casey, Eric Tomlin, Anthony Cardoza
  • It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad WorldIt's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
    directed by Stanley Kramer
    starring: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 22 November 1963 ?

Holidays
  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius

Facts
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible. Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested for the murders of Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit. Vice President Lyndon Johnson is sworn in as the 36th president at 2:39 p.m.
  • Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in the United Kingdom.
  • In Dallas, Texas, US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and Texas Governor John B. Connally is seriously wounded. Suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is later captured and charged with the murder of police officer J. D. Tippit. Oswald is shot two days later by Jack Ruby while in police custody.

Famous People born
Corinne Russell: Birmingham, England -- Comedienne (Benny Hill Show)
Helen Reale: NYC, New York -- WPVA volleyballer (Manhattan Beach-7th - 1994)
Hugh Millen: NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos)
Winsor Harmon: American actor
Tony Mowbray: English footballer and manager
Brian Robbins: American actor and director
Kennedy Pola: Samoan-born American pro football coach

Famous People died
Aldous L Huxley: English Author (Devils of Loudon), dies at 69
Bikram Singh: Indies Lieutenant General (Kashmir)
C[live] S[taples] Lewis [Hamilton]: Author (Silver Chair), dies at 64
Daulet Singh: Indies Lieutenant General
John F Kennedy: 35th President (1961-63), assassinated in Dallas at 46
NKD Nanavati: Indies General Major (WWII)
William R Titterton: English Author (Candle of the Stars), dies at 87
Aldous Huxley: English author (Born 1894)
C. S. Lewis: Irish author (Born 1898)
John F. Kennedy: 35th President of the United States (Born 1917)
Wilhelm Beiglbock: Austrian physician (Born 1905)
J. D. Tippit: American law enforcement officer (Born 1924)
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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

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 Elizabeth Ashley
Elizabeth Ashley

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.7846
Sports Illustrated: no.7846

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 Mme. Herve Alphand
Mme. Herve Alphand
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Books

The Shoes of the Fisherman - Morris L. West

The Shoes of the Fisherman - Morris L. West

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Books

The Group - Mary McCarth

The Group - Mary McCarth

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Books

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction - J.D. Salinger

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction - J.D. Salinger

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Books

Caravans - James A. Michener

Caravans - James A. Michener

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