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Tuesday 31 December 1963

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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Love with the Proper Stranger

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams

Country: United States

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The Sword in the Stone

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson

Country: United States

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Move Over, Darling

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen

Country: United States

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America, America

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam

Country: United States

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Charade

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Hollywood Palace

Starring: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

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Hollywood Backstage

Starring: John Willis, Susan Oliver

Country: United States

Shenanigans

Starring: Stubby Kaye, Kenny Williams

Country: United States

Ray Rayner and His Friends

Starring: Ray Rayner

Country: United States

Hollywood and the Stars

Starring: Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scott Ian: American musician, best known as the guitarist, lyricist, backing vocalist, and the only remaining original founding member for the thrash metal band, Anthrax.
  • Konishiki: American sumo wrestler.
  • Ed Simmons: NFL tackle (Washington Redskins).
  • Stefania Garello: Italian stage, television and film actress, born into a family of Piedmontese origins, who spent a large part of her adolescence in the United States.
  • Konishiki Yasokichi: American-born Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler.
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Facts:
  • Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)
  • Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir played music together for the 1st time
  • Chicago Bears win NFL championship.
  • The Central African Federation officially collapses and splits into Zambia, Malawi and Rhodesia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Portrait of artist Andrew Wyeth done by his sister, Henriette Hurd
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7851
  • Life: Hollywood magic double issue

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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