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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1963.
The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1963: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1963?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1963 New York Jets' first shutout, beat Kansas City Chiefs 17-0.
  • 03 Dec 1963 The Warren Commission begins its investigation.
  • 04 Dec 1963 Pope Paul VI closes second session of second Vatican Council.
  • 05 Dec 1963 The Seliger Forschungs-und-Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH demonstrates rockets for military use to military representatives of non-NATO-countries near Cuxhaven. Although these rockets land via parachute at the end of their flight and no allied laws are violated, the Soviet Union protests this action.
  • 07 Dec 1963 Ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans
  • 08 Dec 1963 Girl Who Came to Supper opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 112 performances
  • 09 Dec 1963 Frank Sinatra Jr is kidnapped
  • 10 Dec 1963 6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on Andy Williams Show
  • 12 Dec 1963 Argentina asks for extradition of ex-President Peron
  • 14 Dec 1963 Verne Gagne beats The Crusher in Minneapolis, to become NWA champion.
  • 17 Dec 1963 Tsjoi Doo Sun forms government in South Korea.
  • 18 Dec 1963 Clarke runs world record 10km (28:15.6).
  • 19 Dec 1963 Zanzibar becomes independent from the UK
  • 20 Dec 1963 Massemba-Debate elected President of Congo-Brazzaville.
  • 21 Dec 1963 Cyprus Emergency: Inter-communal fighting erupts between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots.
  • 22 Dec 1963 Oakland Raiders' Tom Flores passes for six touchdowns vs Houston Oilers (52-49).
  • 23 Dec 1963 Beach Boys 1st appearance on Shindig
  • 25 Dec 1963 Turkish Cypriot Bayrak Radio begins transmitting in Cyprus after Turkish Cypriots are forcibly excluded from Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation.
  • 26 Dec 1963 Double Dublin opens at Little Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 28 Dec 1963 Double Dublin closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 29 Dec 1963 52nd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (3-2).
  • 30 Dec 1963 Congress authorizes Kennedy half dollar
  • 31 Dec 1963 Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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America, America

America, America

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Country: United States of America

Love with the Proper Stranger

Love with the Proper Stranger

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams, Herschel Bernardi

Country: United States of America

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Giuffrè, Agostino Salvietti

Country: United States of America

The Three Lives of Thomasina

The Three Lives of Thomasina

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Patrick McGoohan, Susan Hampshire, Laurence Naismith, Jean Anderson

The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1963?
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The Hat On The Bed by John O'Hara

The Hat On The Bed

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First Edition. First Printing (STATED) Attractive Book. Tiny tears to DJ. Dated christmas inscription to friend on front end page. Christmas stamp dated 1963 glued a top price of DJ sleeve.

The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes

The Venetian Affair

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Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought.

City Of Night by John Rechy

City Of Night

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“[Rechy’s] tone rings absolutely true, is absolutely his own. . . . He tells the truth, and tells it with such passion that we are forced to share in the life

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy

Confessions Of An Advertising Man

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A new edition of the timeless business classic featured on Mad Men—as fresh and relevant now as the day it was written "We admire people who work hard, who are objective and thorough.