Tuesday August 13, 1963

US date format: 8/13/1963, UK date format: 13/8/1963

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1963). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sridevi and Valerie Plame. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Haunting, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching People Will Talk.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • Custom agents confiscate 21 gold coins from Witte Museum
  • Warren Spahn sets left-hander strike out mark at 2,382.

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Movies

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The Haunting

The Haunting

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

Country: United States of America

The Haunted Palace

The Haunted Palace

Directed by: Roger Corman

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

Country: United States of America

The Gun Hawk

The Gun Hawk

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Rod Cameron, Ruta Lee, Rod Lauren

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath

Directed by: Mario Bava

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff, Mark Damon

Country: United States of America

The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze

The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze

Directed by: Norman Maurer

Starring: Joe DeRita, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Jay Sheffield

TV Series

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People Will Talk

People Will Talk

Directed by: Joseph Mankiewicz

The Choice Is Yours

The Choice Is Yours

Directed by: Heinz Fussle

Beetle Bailey

Beetle Bailey

Citizen 63

Citizen 63

Interpol

Interpol

Days to next August 13

If August 13, 1963 is your birthday you're 56 years, 11 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 days.
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Books

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The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper

The Whole Truth And Nothing But

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Hedda Hopper tells all, reveals the inner secrets, hidden fears, the behind-the-scene stories of Hollywood and hte people who made it famous -- Hedda Hopper has known three generations of Hollywood;

The Collector by John Fowles

The Collector

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Hailed as the first modern psychological thriller, The Collector is the internationally bestselling novel that catapulted John Fowles into the front rank of contemporary novelists.

Terrible Swift Sword by Bruce Catton

Terrible Swift Sword

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The second episode in this award-winning trilogy impressively shows how the Union and Confederacy, slowly and inexorably, reconciled themselves to an all-out war--an epic struggle for freedom.

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction

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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.

The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis

The Day They Shook The Plum Tree

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