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Saturday 20 April 1963

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kal Swan and Brett Edward Garsed in Victoria. 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. The Day of the Triffids, directed by Steve Sekely, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

The Day of the Triffids

Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Sophie closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • In Quebec, Canada, members of the terrorist group Front de libération du Québec, bomb a Canadian Army recruitment center, killing night watchman Wilfred V. O'Neill.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lester B. Pearson -- Apr. 19, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7815

Books

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

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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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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The Ordeal Of Power

By: Emmet John Hughes

This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.

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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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