Oxford rowing crew, 1963
Oxford rowing crew, 1963
by Central Press
vintage print, 23 March 1963
6 1/8 in. x 8 in. (154 mm x 203 mm) image size
Bequeathed by David Dean, 1976
Sittersback to top
- Nicholas Vaughan Bevan (1942-2014), Rower and rowing coach. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Richard Mead (1943-), Rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Miles Quentin Morland (1943-), Rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Sean Robert Morris, Rower (Bow) and wildlife photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Richard Anthony Morton-Maskell (1940-), Rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Philip Roff (active 1963), Rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- David Skailes (1942-), Rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Duncan Choate Spencer (1940-), Journalist in Washington D.C, writer and rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Christopher Strong (active 1963), Rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
Subjects & Themesback to top
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.
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