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Monday 15 April 1963

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Teresa Wentzel DeWitt in Fort Braggm North Carolina and Philippe Lucas. In that special week of April people in US were listening to He's So Fine by The Chiffons. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meine Frau Susanne.
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TV Series

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

Crane

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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The Lawbreakers

Starring: Lee Marvin

Country: United States

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Battleline

Starring: Jim Bishop

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bye Bye Birdie

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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It Happened at the World's Fair

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood

Country: United States

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The Birds

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

Country: United States

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How the West Was Won

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck

Country: United States

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The Trial

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • 70,000 marchers arrive in London from Aldermaston, to demonstrate against nuclear weapons.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7815
  • Life: Helen Klaben lost in the Yukon
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Abdhul Rahman -- Apr. 12, 1963

Books

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

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

By: Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs

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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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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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Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

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