The Rolling Stones
1 portrait of Keith Richards
The Rolling Stones
by Trevor Clark
C-type colour print, 1963
13 5/8 in. x 14 5/8 in. (345 mm x 370 mm) image size
Given by Trevor Clark, 2012
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Sittersback to top
- Sir Michael Philip ('Mick') Jagger (1943-), Singer and composer; lead vocalist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 49 portraits.
- Brian Jones (1942-1969), Musician; founder and instrumentalist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 15 portraits.
- Keith Richards (1943-), Musician; guitarist and bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 22 portraits.
- Charles Robert ('Charlie') Watts (1941-), Drummer for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 22 portraits.
- Bill Wyman (1936-), Musician; bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones; founder of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. Sitter in 22 portraits.
Events of 1963back to top
Current affairsThe Secretary of State for War, John Profumo is found to have lied to the House of Commons when he denied having an affair with the showgirl, Christine Keeler. The Profumo Affair was a public scandal for the Conservative party, and ultimately contributed to the resignation of Harold Macmillan.
Art and scienceDoctor Who is first broadcast on the BBC with William Hartnell playing the Doctor. This long running science fiction series about an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space in his police-box-shaped Tardis has been watched by generations of viewers (often from behind the back of the sofa), and features imaginative, but traditionally low-budget, special effects, innovative electronic music, and the Doctor's greatest enemy, the Daleks.
InternationalJohn F. Kennedy is assassinated in Texas. The arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald for his murder did not prevent a score of conspiracy theories involving Cuba, the CIA, the KGB, and the Mafia among others.
Martin Luther King delivers his 'I have a dream' speech, marking an important moment in the civil rights movement in America and helping to secure him the Nobel Peace Prize' in 1964.