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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1963: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1963?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1963 Soap operas General Hospital andDoctors Premier on TV
  • 02 Apr 1963 Explorer 17 attains Earth orbit (254 / 914 km)
  • 03 Apr 1963 SCLC volunteers kick off the Birmingham campaign (Birmingham, Alabama) against racial segregation in the United States with a sit-in.
  • 05 Apr 1963 Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa.
  • 07 Apr 1963 27th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286.
  • 08 Apr 1963 35th Academy Awards - Lawrence of Arabia, Anne Bancroft and Gregory Peck win.
  • 09 Apr 1963 Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen (posthumously)
  • 10 Apr 1963 Thresher, US atomic-powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston
  • 11 Apr 1963 John XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity and liberty
  • 12 Apr 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, police use dogs and cattle prods on peaceful demonstrators.
  • 13 Apr 1963 Pete Rose triples for his first major league base hit.
  • 14 Apr 1963 George Harrison is impressed by unsigned group Rolling Stones
  • 15 Apr 1963 70,000 marchers arrive in London from Aldermaston, to demonstrate against nuclear weapons.
  • 18 Apr 1963 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1.
  • 19 Apr 1963 Hot Spot opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 43 performances
  • 20 Apr 1963 Sophie closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 21 Apr 1963 Beatles meet Rolling Stones for 1st time
  • 22 Apr 1963 Lester Bowles Pearson becomes the 14th Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 24 Apr 1963 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 2.
  • 26 Apr 1963 In Libya, amendments to the constitution transform Libya (United Kingdom of Libya) into one national unity (Kingdom of Libya) and allows for female participation in elections.
  • 27 Apr 1963 Cuban premier Fidel Castro arrives in Moscow.
  • 28 Apr 1963 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • 29 Apr 1963 KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT
  • 30 Apr 1963 The Bristol Bus Boycott is held in Bristol to protest the Bristol Omnibus Company's refusal to employ Black or Asian bus crews, drawing national attention to racial discrimination in the United Kingdom.

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Movies

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The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Steve Sekely, Freddie Francis

Starring: Howard Keel, Nicole Maurey, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore

Country: United States of America

13 Frightened Girls

13 Frightened Girls

Release year: 1963

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh

Free, White and 21

Free, White and 21

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Larry Buchanan

Starring: Frederick O'Neal, Annalena Lund, George Edgley, Johnny Hicks

Vstuplenie

Vstuplenie

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Igor Talankin

Starring: Boris Tokarev, Nina Urgant, Yuri Volkov, Nikolay Burlyaev

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1963?
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The Ordeal Of Power by Emmet John Hughes

The Ordeal Of Power

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This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.

The Fall Of The Dynasties by Edmond Taylor

The Fall Of The Dynasties

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“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.”

Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

Seven Days In May

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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

The Tin Drum

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The Tin Drum, one of the great novels of the twentieth century, was published in Ralph Manheim’s outstanding translation in 1959.

Fail-Safe by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler

Fail-Safe

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Something has gone wrong. A group of American bombers armed with nuclear weapons is streaking past the fail-safe point, beyond recall, and no one knows why.