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Friday 22 November 1963

1963-11-22

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 while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

High and Low

High and Low

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Yutaka Sada, Tatsuya Nakadai

Country: United States

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The Skydivers

The Skydivers

Directed by: Coleman Francis

Starring: Kevin Casey, Eric Tomlin, Anthony Cardoza

Country: United States

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McLintock!

McLintock!

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne

Country: United States

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It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman

Country: United States

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Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York, George Devine

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

Hollywood and the Stars

Starring: Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

The Judy Garland Show

The Judy Garland Show

Starring: Judy Garland

Country: United States

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Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales

Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales

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

Country: United States

The Great Adventure

The Great Adventure

Starring: Van Heflin, Russell Johnson

Country: United States

Mr. Novak

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 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
Famous Birthdays:
Famous Deaths:
  • Aldous Huxley: British writer and novelist who is famed for his sophisticated and witty works. Two of his more famous works include "Point Counter Point," 1928 and "Brave New World," 1932.
  • Wilhelm Beiglbock: Austrian physician (Born 1905)
  • J D Tippit: American law enforcement officer (Born 1924)
  • C S Lewis: Irish author (Born 1898)
  • Aldous L Huxley: English Author (Devils of Loudon), dies at 69
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.

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Books

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The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West

The Shoes of the Fisherman

By: Morris L. West

A Russian - and the youngest cardinal of all - is elected as the new pope. This is the story of Kiril Lakota, a cardinal who reluctantly steps out from behind the Iron Curtain to lead the Catholic Church and ...

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The Group by Mary McCarth

The Group

By: Mary McCarth

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

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

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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