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Thursday 16 May 1963

US date format: 5/16/1963, UK date format: 16/5/1963

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1963). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Serge Teyssot-Gay and Grant Heslov. 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. Hud, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stars and Garters.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1963

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Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde

Country: United States

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Les Carabiniers

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Patrice Moullet, Marino Masé, Geneviève Galéa, Catherine Ribeiro

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Savage Sam

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Brian Keith, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Dewey Martin

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The List of Adrian Messenger

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster

Country: United States

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Violent Midnight

Directed by: Richard Hilliard

Starring: Lee Philips, Shepperd Strudwick, Jean Hale, Lorraine Rogers

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TV Series

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Stars and Garters

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Historical Events

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  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Serge Teyssot-Gay: French musician, who was the guitarist of French rock group Noir Désir from its inception in 1983 until its demise in 29 November 2010.
  • Grant Heslov: Actor.
  • Michel Ledent: Belgian comics author, writing under the pen name Midam, best known for Kid Paddle.
  • Jon Coffelt: American painter and sculptor.
  • Joseph Prince: Clergyman.
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  • Beast in Me opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1963 - Geocentric view

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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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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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Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II


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Final Verdict

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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