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Friday 16 August 1963

US date format: 8/16/1963, UK date format: 16/8/1963

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1963). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Conticini and Scott Dunlap. 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 Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell 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 16 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Independence is restored to Dominican Republic.

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Planetary positions on August 16, 1963 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Grandmother and the Priests

By: Taylor Caldwell

From dust jacket notes: "Rose McConnell was four years old when she first went to visit her Grandmother in Leeds, England in the year 1904. That Grandmother was a rich worldly Irish widow who loved good company.

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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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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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Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

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