It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Our Day Will Come by Ruby and the Romantics. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Birds, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 ?

  • The BirdsThe Birds
    directed by Alfred Hitchcock
    starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Sunday, 24 March 1963 ?


Holidays
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)

Famous People born
Sammy Giammatva in Houston: Texas, USA; tennis star.
Raimond van der Gouw; Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse: Manchester).

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Make this date unforgettable

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West

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.

The Group by Mary McCarth

The Group

by Mary McCarth


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.

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 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.

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