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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1963: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1963?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1963 200,000 French mine workers strike.
  • 05 Mar 1963 Beatles record From Me to You andThank You Girl
  • 08 Mar 1963 Syrian Arab Republic Revolution Day: Military coup in Syria.
  • 09 Mar 1963 Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe and Chris Montez
  • 10 Mar 1963 Pete Rose debuts with hits in his two first at bats in spring training.
  • 11 Mar 1963 Somalia drops diplomatic relations with Great Britain.
  • 12 Mar 1963 Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
  • 13 Mar 1963 Russians make two reconnaissance flights over Alaska.
  • 14 Mar 1963 San Francisco's Guy Rodgers ties NBA record with 28 assists.
  • 15 Mar 1963 WFAN TV channel 14 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Mar 1963 Mount Agung erupted on Bali killing 11,000.
  • 17 Mar 1963 Eruptions of Mount Agung Bali kills 1,500 Balinese.
  • 18 Mar 1963 Tovarich opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 264 performances
  • 20 Mar 1963 1st Pop Art exhibition (NYC)
  • 21 Mar 1963 Alcatraz, a federal penitentiary on an island in San Francisco Bay, closes.
  • 22 Mar 1963 British Minister of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
  • 23 Mar 1963 American boxer Davey Moore dies seconds after being knocked-out in feather-weight boxing championship at age 29.
  • 25 Mar 1963 KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 27 Mar 1963 Beeching Axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's rail network.
  • 29 Mar 1963 Final episode of soap opera Young Doctor Malone
  • 30 Mar 1963 Indigenous Australians legally allowed to drink alcohol in New South Wales.''Tracker'', quotFootprints Trackerquot, August 2012, p. 46.
  • 31 Mar 1963 LA ends streetcar service after 90 years

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Movies

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The Leopard

The Leopard

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States of America

The Birds

The Birds

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette

Country: United States of America

Playboy of the Western World

Playboy of the Western World

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Siobhan McKenna, Gary Raymond, Elspeth March, Niall MacGinnis

Any Number Can Win

Any Number Can Win

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Claude Cerval, Viviane Romance

The Wrong Arm of the Law

The Wrong Arm of the Law

Release year: 1963

Directed by: Cliff Owen

Starring: Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Davy Kaye

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1963?
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Final Verdict by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Final Verdict

By:

Final verdict

Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

Travels With Charley

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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

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.

Points Of My Compass by E.B. White

Points Of My Compass

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. dw, 1962, 240pp

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

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O Ye Jigs