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Wednesday 22 May 1963

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Coppey and Andrej Blatnik. 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. 55 Days at Peking, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Curd Jürgens erzählt....
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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 this week ?

55 Days at Peking

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

Country: United States

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The List of Adrian Messenger

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis

Country: United States

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Hud

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Pickpocket

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Plgri

Country: United States

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Spencer's Mountain

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Coppey: French company executive, the CEO of VINCI in charge of concessions since 15 April 2014.
  • Andrej Blatnik: Slovene author and academic.
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Facts:
  • Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
  • A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London, England.
  • Assassination attempt of Greek left-wing politician Gregoris Lambrakis, who will die five days afterwards.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7820
  • Life: Governor Nelson and Happy Rockefeller Mystery cloud issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Baldwin -- May 17, 1963

Books

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

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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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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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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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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