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Tuesday 6 August 1963

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include [Michael] Tony Dees and Kimberley Conrad Hefner. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II 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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TV Series

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

Ready, Steady, Go!

Starring: Sandy Sarjeant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

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

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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The Thrill of It All

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis

Country: United States

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This Sporting Life

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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The Leopard

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tom Keene: Actor (Our Daily Bread), dies of cancer at 68.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7831
  • Life: Sandy Koufax baseball
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: W. Averell Harriman -- Aug. 2, 1963

Books

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

Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

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I Owe Russia $1200

By: Bob Hope

Bob Hope, (May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies.

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Travels With Charley

By: John Steinbeck

An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the

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My Darling Clementine

By: Jack Fishman

The acclaimed biography of Lady Clementine Churchill. When first published in 1963 it became international best seller.

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