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Thursday 22 August 1963

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lily Yip and Thomas Ansberry. 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 Haunted Palace, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Go!.
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 ?

Ready, Steady, Go!

Starring: Sandy Sarjeant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vacation Playhouse

Written by: Richard Michaels

Starring: Soupy Sales, Darryl Hickman, Wallace Ford, Marvin Kaplan

Country: United States

Die fünfte Kolonne

Starring: Reinhard Glemnitz, Carl Lange, Thomas Braut, Alexander Hegarth

Curd Jürgens erzählt...

Starring: Curd Jürgens

Meine Frau Susanne

Starring: Heidelinde Weis, Claus Biederstaedt, Edith Hancke, Kurt Weitkamp

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Haunted Palace

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Peter Brook

Starring: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards

Country: United States

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Siege of the Saxons

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Janette Scott, Ronald Lewis, Ronald Howard

Country: United States

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The Thrill of It All

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis

Country: United States

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This Sporting Life

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lily Yip: Canton, China -- US table tennis player (1992, 96 Olympics).
  • Thomas Ansberry: Okinawa, Japan -- US 10K runner.
  • Tori Amos: American singer-songwriter who helped revive the singer-songwriter traditions of the '70s and brought back the piano as a rock & roll instrument.
  • Terry Catledge: American basketball player.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches altitude of 67 miles (106 km).
  • American Joe Walker in an X-15 test plane reaches an altitude of 106 km (66 mi).
  • American test pilot Joe Walker again achieves a sub-orbital spaceflight according to international standards, this time by piloting the X-15 to an altutude of 67.0 miles (107.8 kilometers).

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Books

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

The Day They Shook The Plum Tree

By: Arthur H. Lewis

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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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Seven Days In May

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

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Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

By: Charles M. Schulz

Happiness is Classic Peanuts! These collector’s editions perfectly recreate the original look and feel of the best-loved Peanuts books—their paper, their ink, even their lamination.

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