by Danielle and Melissa

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  In 1963 there were many changes. The biggest story that happened was the assassination of the John F. Kennedy. Another big story was that Martin Luther King went to jail for leading a demonstration in Birmingham, Alabama in April. American are focused on dieting, Tab (a diet soda from Coca Cola) is introduced and Weight Watchers is founded. The U.S. federal budget is almost $100 billion. Nearly half the total goes for military appropriations as U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia begins to rise.
36th Annual Academy Awards:
Best Actor: Sidney Poitier in Lilies of the Field
Best Actress: Patricia Neal in Hud
Best Picture: Tom Jones

Emmy Awards:
Best Drama: The Defenders  
Best Comedy: The Dick Van Dyke Show

6th Annual Grammy Awards:
Record of the Year: Henry Mancini Days of Wine And Roses
Album of the Year: Barbara Streisand The Barbara Streisand Album
Song of the Year: Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer Days Of Wine And Roses
Best New Artist: Ward Swingle, Swingle Singers

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