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Sunday 8 December 1963

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Greg Howe and Toshiaki Kawada. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. America, America, directed by Elia Kazan, 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 The Forest Rangers.
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 ?

The Forest Rangers

Starring: Ralph Endersby, Peter Tully, Graydon Gould, Michael Zenon

Country: Canada

Kommissar Freytag

Starring: Konrad Georg, Willy Krüger, Dieter Moebius

Na slovo, na slovo

Starring: Ljubisa Bacic, Milutin Butkovic, Dejan Dubajic, Dragan Lakovic

Les Raisins verts

Written by: Michèle Arnaud, Jean-Christophe Averty

Starring: Michèle Arnaud, Anne-Marie Peysson, Professeur Choron, Hubert Deschamps

Hafenpolizei

Starring: Jochen Blume, Herbert A.E. Böhme, Josef Dahmen, Til Kiwe

Movies

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

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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Carry on Regardless

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Connor, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

Country: United States

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High and Low

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Yutaka Sada, Tatsuya Nakadai

Country: United States

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McLintock!

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Girl Who Came to Supper opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 112 performances
  • 3 fuel tanks explodes when jetliner is struck by lightning crashing near Elkton, Maryland-Only case of lightning caused crash, 81 die
  • Mickey Wright / Dave Ragan Jr wins LPGA Haig and Haig Scotch Mixed Golf
  • Three fuel tanks explode when jetliner is struck by lightning, crashing near Elkton Maryland; only case of lightning-caused crash, 81 die.
  • Pan Am Flight 214, a Boeing 707, is struck by positive lightning and crashes near Elkton, Maryland, United States, killing all 81 people on board.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: John F Kennedys funeral
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dean Rusk -- Dec. 6, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7848

Books

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

City Of Night

By: John Rechy

“[Rechy’s] tone rings absolutely true, is absolutely his own. . . . He tells the truth, and tells it with such passion that we are forced to share in the life

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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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The Battle Of The Villa Fiorita

By: Rumer Godden

Acceptable Hardcover Book that came from private collection. Pages are clean except for a few spots at the top edge of the pages.

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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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