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Monday 29 April 1963

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1963). The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Rotenberg and Obiageli Ezekwesili. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Spencer's Mountain, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963 while The Fall Of The Dynasties by Edmond Taylor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stanley Baxter Show.
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What the sky looked like on 29 April 1963

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Movies

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

Spencer's Mountain

Directed by: Delmer Daves

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

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Peter Brook

Starring: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

Country: United States

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Carambolages

Directed by: Marcel Bluwal

Starring: Louis de Funès, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Serrault, Sophie Daumier

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That Kind of Girl

Directed by: Gerry O'Hara

Starring: Margaret Rose Keil, Linda Marlowe, David Weston, Peter Burton

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Black Zoo

Directed by: Robert Gordon

Starring: Michael Gough, Jeanne Cooper, Rod Lauren, Virginia Grey

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Stanley Baxter Show

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Party Time

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1963 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT
  • Buddy Rogers becomes the first WWF Champion.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1963 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1963 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
  2. Andy Williams - Can't Get Used To Losing You
  3. Puff (The Magic Dragon) - Peter, Paul & Mary
  4. Pipeline - Chantay's
  5. The Chiffons - He's So Fine
  6. Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
  7. Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby) - The Cookies
  8. Surfin' U.S.A. - The Beach Boys
  9. The Drifters - On Broadway
  10. Mongo Santamaria Band - Watermelon Man
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout
  2. The Chiffons - He's So Fine
  3. Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby) - The Cookies
  4. Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
  5. The Orlons - South Street
  6. Our Day Will Come - Ruby And The Romantics
  7. The Drifters - On Broadway
  8. Mongo Santamaria - Watermelon Man
  9. Skeeter Davis - The End Of The World
  10. Puff (The Magic Dragon) - Peter, Paul & Mary
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. How Do You Do It? - Gerry & The Pacemakers
  2. Ned Miller - From A Jack To A King
  3. Cliff Richard - Summer Holiday
  4. Foot Tapper - The Shadows
  5. Brown-Eyed Handsome Man - Buddy Holly

Books

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

The Fall Of The Dynasties

By: Edmond Taylor

“Popular history of the finest sort . . . an excellent book worthy to rank with Barbara Tuchman’s The Guns of August and Alan Moorehead’s Gallipoli.”

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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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The Whole Truth And Nothing But

By: Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper tells all, reveals the inner secrets, hidden fears, the behind-the-scene stories of Hollywood and hte people who made it famous -- Hedda Hopper has known three generations of Hollywood;

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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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