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Sunday 20 October 1963

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sonia Dubois and Marc Newson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Na slovo, na slovo.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tom Jones

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York, George Devine

Country: United States

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Knife in the Water

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz

Country: United States

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Lilies of the Field

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann

Country: United States

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Dementia 13

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton

Country: United States

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Vivre Sa Vie

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, Andr S. Labarthe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Na slovo, na slovo

Starring: Ljubisa Bacic, Milutin Butkovic, Dejan Dubajic, Dragan Lakovic

Les Raisins verts

Written by: Michèle Arnaud, Jean-Christophe Averty

Starring: Michèle Arnaud, Anne-Marie Peysson, Professeur Choron, Hubert Deschamps


Starring: Jochen Blume, Herbert A.E. Böhme, Josef Dahmen, Til Kiwe

Hollywood and the Stars

Starring: Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

The Judy Garland Show

Starring: Judy Garland

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1963 ?

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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  • Alec Douglas-Home forms British government
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Hillside Golf Open
  • S Africa begins trial of Nelson Mandela and 8 others on conspiracy
  • WITV TV channel 7 in Charleston, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jim Brown sets NFL single-season rushing record, 1,863 yards.

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Life magazine


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

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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The Battle Of The Villa Fiorita

By: Rumer Godden

Acceptable Hardcover Book that came from private collection. Pages are clean except for a few spots at the top edge of the pages.

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On Her Majesty'S Secret Service

By: Ian Fleming

In the aftermath of Operation Thunderball, Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s trail has gone cold—and so has 007’s love for his job. The only thing that can rekindle his passion is Contessa Teresa “Tracy” di Vicenzo, a troubled young woman who shares ...

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Joy In The Morning

By: Betty Smith

“A glad affirmation that love can accomplish the impossible.” — Chicago Tribune "Weeping, laughing, raging, exulting... Intensely emotional... Inspired." — New York Times Joy in the Morning is the magnificent million-copy

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