Friday 1 November 1963
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer.
In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits.
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Rick Allen: rocker (Def Leppard - "Hysteria", "Rock of Ages").
- Kenny Alphin: American musician (Big & Rich).
- Monty Sopp: American professional wrestler.
- Antonella Elia: Italian television personality and actress, who started her career as a model, making her television debut in 1989 in a minor role in the TV-series "The Betrothed.
- Antonella Ella: Italian entertainer.
- Brian Forde: WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
- Mark Hughes: Welsh footballer and manager
- Big Kenny: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Big & Rich)
- Giorgio Gherarducci: Italian radio host, best known for being part of the trio, Gialappa's Band, along with Marco Santin and Carlo Taranto.
- Katja Riemann: German actress and singer
- Elsa Maxwell: American columnist, writer, lecturer and actress who wanted to "go into society" from age 12.
- The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens.
- Arecibo Observatory officially begins operation.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Gilmer - Sugar Shack
- Nino Tempo & April Stevens - Deep Purple
- The Village Stompers - Washington Square
- Ray Charles - Busted
- Roy Orbison - Mean Woman Blues
- Dion Di Muci - Donna The Prima Donna
- Skeeter Davis - I Can't Stay Mad At You
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby
- The Impressions - It's All Right
- Los Indios Tabajaras - Maria Elena
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