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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1963.
The US president was John F. Kennedy (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 November 1963: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1963?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1963 The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens.
  • 02 Nov 1963 Tambourines to Glory opens at Little Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 03 Nov 1963 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Cavern City Golf Open
  • 04 Nov 1963 John Lennon utters his infamous Rattle your jewelry line
  • 05 Nov 1963 US VP Lyndon B Johnson visits Netherlands
  • 06 Nov 1963 Vietnam War: Following the November 1 coup and execution of President Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Duong Van Minh takes over leadership of South Vietnam.
  • 07 Nov 1963 Carole Joan Crawford, 20, of Jamaica, crowned 13th Miss World
  • 08 Nov 1963 Finnair flight OH-LCA crashes before landing at Mariehamn airport on the Åland islands.
  • 09 Nov 1963 Tovarich closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • 10 Nov 1963 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open
  • 12 Nov 1963 Train crash in Japan, kills 164
  • 14 Nov 1963 A volcanic eruption under the sea near Iceland creates a new island, Surtsey.
  • 16 Nov 1963 Toledo, OH newspaper strike began
  • 17 Nov 1963 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
  • 18 Nov 1963 Bell Telephone introduces push button telephone
  • 19 Nov 1963 Worst Canadian air disaster kills 118 in Montreal, Quebec.
  • 21 Nov 1963 JFK flies to Texas
  • 22 Nov 1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible. Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested for the murders of Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit. Vice President Lyndon Johnson is sworn in as the 36th president at 2:39 p.m.
  • 23 Nov 1963 Doctor Who, the long-running British sci-fi series debuts in England
  • 24 Nov 1963 1st live murder on TV-Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald
  • 25 Nov 1963 JFK laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
  • 26 Nov 1963 29th Heisman Trophy Award: Roger Staubach, Navy (QB)
  • 27 Nov 1963 The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg.
  • 28 Nov 1963 1st million copy record prior to release I Want to Hold Your Hand
  • 29 Nov 1963 LBJ sets up Warren Comm to investigate assassination of JFK
  • 30 Nov 1963 51st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats BC Lions, 21-10

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Country: United States of America

Oldboy

Oldboy

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Country: United States of America

Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States of America

Ardh Satya

Ardh Satya

Directed by: Govind Nihalani

Starring: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1963?
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The Three Sirens by Irving Wallace

The Three Sirens

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Even more provocative than The Seven Minutes, this stunning novel reveals the experiences of an American anthropological team - men and women from varied backgrounds, of different ages, driven by their

The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook by Margaret Rudkin

The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook

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The founder of Pepperidge Farms offers five hundred of her favorite recipes for American traditional dishes

My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman

My Darling Clementine

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The acclaimed biography of Lady Clementine Churchill. When first published in 1963 it became international best seller.

Our Lady Of The Flowers by Jean Genet

Our Lady Of The Flowers

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'Our Lady of the Flowers', which is often considered to be Genet's masterpiece, was written entirely in the solitude of a prison cell.

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