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Thursday 27 June 1963

1963-06-27

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Sukiyaki by Kyu Sakamoto. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Great Escape, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters by J.D was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Great Escape

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States

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Ivan's Childhood

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Yevgeni Zharikov

Country: United States

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aime, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States

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PT 109

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Robert Culp, Ty Hardin

Country: United States

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Jason and the Argonauts

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond

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 27 June 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
  • Johnny Benson: American race car driver on the NASCAR Winston cup circuit.
  • Wendy Alexander: Scottish politician Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning.
  • Paul Roos: Australian footballer and coach.
  • Stephen Peterson: Detroit, Michigan -- Conn, rower (1996 Olympics).
  • Marie Sara: French bullfighter fascinated by the sport from the time she was 16; she became a rojeneador, or torero on horseback.
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Facts:
  • Bill J Kramer and Dakotas record Lennon and McCartney I Call Your Name
  • President Kennedy spent 1st full day in Ireland
  • USAF Major Robert A Rushworth in X-15 reaches 86,900 m
  • US Air Force Major Robert A Rushworth in X-15 reaches 86,900 metres altitude.
  • US President John Kennedy spends first full day in Ireland.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7825
  • Life: Shirley Maclaine
  • Time: Illustration of Robert F. Kennedy alone and confering with brother, President John F. Kennedy.

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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