Thursday February 21, 1963

US date format: 2/21/1963, UK date format: 21/2/1963

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1963). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include William Baldwin and Greg Turner in Dunedin. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Hey Paula by Paul and Paula. In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits. The Courtship of Eddie's Father, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 On TV people were watching Ekko.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • An earthquake destroys the village of Barce, Libya, killing 900.
  • Juan Bosch takes office as the 41st president of the Dominican Republic.
  • Female suffrage is enacted in Iran.

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Movies

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The Courtship of Eddie's Father

The Courtship of Eddie's Father

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens

Bay of Angels

Bay of Angels

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers, Henri Nassiet

The Mind Benders

The Mind Benders

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant

Le vice et la vertu

Le vice et la vertu

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Annie Girardot, Robert Hossein, Catherine Deneuve, O.E. Hasse

Frau Holle

Frau Holle

Directed by: Gottfried Kolditz

Starring: Mathilde Danegger, Karin Ugowski, Katharina Lind, Elfriede Florin

TV Series

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Ekko

Ekko

Romper Room

Romper Room

The Desperate People

The Desperate People

Here Come the Girls

Here Come the Girls

Bei uns zu Haus

Bei uns zu Haus

Starring: Karin Hardt

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