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Friday 23 August 1963

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Blaine Schmidt and Hans-Henning Fastrich. 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 Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell 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 23 August 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Glen Gray: American jazz musician and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (Born 1900).
Facts:
  • Beatles release She Loves You in the UK

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Sinatras Senior and Junior
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: U.S. Atomic Arsenal -- Aug. 23, 1963
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7833

Books

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

Grandmother and the Priests

By: Taylor Caldwell

From dust jacket notes: "Rose McConnell was four years old when she first went to visit her Grandmother in Leeds, England in the year 1904. That Grandmother was a rich worldly Irish widow who loved good company.

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I Owe Russia $1200

By: Bob Hope

Bob Hope, (May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies.

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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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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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