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Thursday 15 August 1963

US date format: 8/15/1963, UK date format: 15/8/1963

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1963). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu and Jean-René Dubosc. 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 Collector by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching People Will Talk.
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Movies

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The Haunting

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States of America

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The Haunted Palace

Directed by: Roger Corman

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

Country: United States of America

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The Gun Hawk

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

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

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Black Sabbath

Directed by: Mario Bava

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

Country: United States of America

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The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze

Directed by: Norman Maurer

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

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TV Series

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

People Will Talk

Directed by: Joseph Mankiewicz

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The Choice Is Yours

Directed by: Heinz Fussle

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Fulbert Youlou, resigns as President of Congo-Brazzaville
  • President Fulbert Youlou is overthrown in the Republic of Congo, after a three-day uprising in the capital.
  • Execution of Henry John Burnett, the last man to be hanged in Scotland.

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Books

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The Collector

By: John Fowles

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.

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Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

By: Charles M. Schulz

Happiness is Classic Peanuts! These collector’s editions perfectly recreate the original look and feel of the best-loved Peanuts books—their paper, their ink, even their lamination.

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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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Terrible Swift Sword

By: Bruce Catton

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.

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