1963 That Was the Year That Was

1963 That Was the Year That Was

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A compendium of milestone stories and watershed events in popular culture, national and international politics from 1963, including: The Beatles' first No 1, the coldest winter since 1740, Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech, the Great Train Robbery, the Profumo Affair, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley's killings, the first woman in Space, Valentina Tereshkova, James Bond becomes an international phenomenon, 70,000 protest against nuclear weapons in London, Harold Wilson's election, and the onset of 'new politics' and satire, the assassination of JFK, the BBC launch of Doctor Who.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 160 x 240 x 24mm | 479.99g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752487248
  • 9780752487243
  • 246,109

About Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook is an author and TV consultant with a degree in history and ancient history and a former program director of the Hansard Scholars Program, University of London. The author has written for the "Times," the "Guardian," the "Independent," "BBC History Magazine," and "History Today." His previous books include "On His Majesty's Secret Service," "Ace of Spies," "To Kill Rasputin," "Prince Eddy," "Cash for Honours," and "The Great Train Robbery."show more

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