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Thursday 29 August 1963

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Greg Holmes and Elizabeth Fraser. In that special week of August people in US were listening to My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Stray Dog, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Go!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Stray Dog

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji

Country: United States

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The Haunted Palace

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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A Ticklish Affair

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Shirley Jones, Gig Young, Red Buttons

Country: United States

Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Peter Brook

Starring: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards

Country: United States

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Siege of the Saxons

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Janette Scott, Ronald Lewis, Ronald Howard

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ready, Steady, Go!

Starring: Sandy Sarjeant

Country: United Kingdom

Vacation Playhouse

Written by: Richard Michaels

Starring: Soupy Sales, Darryl Hickman, Wallace Ford, Marvin Kaplan

Country: United States

Die fünfte Kolonne

Starring: Reinhard Glemnitz, Carl Lange, Thomas Braut, Alexander Hegarth

Curd Jürgens erzählt...

Starring: Curd Jürgens

Meine Frau Susanne

Starring: Heidelinde Weis, Claus Biederstaedt, Edith Hancke, Kurt Weitkamp

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • Harmon Killebrew (Twins) HRs off Pete Burnside (Senators) in DH

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7834
  • Life: Sinatras Senior and Junior
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: U.S. Atomic Arsenal -- Aug. 23, 1963

Books

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

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

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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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