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Monday 13 May 1963

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christian Perez and Michael Hjorth. In that special week of May people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Spencer's Mountain, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Spencer's Mountain

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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Winter Light

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom

Country: United States

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Dr. No

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi

Country: United States

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The Idiot

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshir Mifune

Country: United States

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Written by: Patrick Alexander, Jordan Lawrence

Starring: Patrick Allen, Sam Kydd, Gerald Flood, Laya Raki

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dakotas

Starring: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Country: United States

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Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom

Written by: Don Meier

Starring: Marlin Perkins

Country: United States

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Starring: Jim Bishop

Country: United States

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The Wilburn Brothers Show

Starring: Doyle Wilburn, Teddy Wilburn, Dolly Parton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1963 ?

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alois Hudal: Austrian-born Catholic bishop who assisted Nazi war criminals in escaping (Born 1885).
  • The U.S. Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland is decided.
  • A smallpox outbreak hits Stockholm, Sweden, lasting until July.

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

The Great Hunger

By: Cecil Woodham-Smith

The Irish potato famine of the 1840s, perhaps the most appalling event of the Victorian era, killed over a million people and drove as many more to emigrate to America.

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The Bedford Incident

By: Mark Rascovich

This is a novel of the sea, and it is told with a skill that merits comparison with the best. It consists of three parts: THE WAR is the cold war of

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Final Verdict

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

The Final Verdict Famous journalist - daughter's biography of flamboyant father-lawyer is a good read

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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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