Tuesday 1 October 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton.
In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1963 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Mark McGwire: American baseball player, known as "Big Mac", a right-handed first baseman who played for the Oakland Athletics (1986–1997) and St. Louis Cardinals (1997–2001).
- Jean-Denis Deletraz: Swiss race car driver.
- Beth Chamberlin in Danville: Vermont, USA; actress (Beth Spaulding - Guiding Light).
- Jean-Denis Délétraz: Swiss race car driver.
- Beth Chamberlin: American actress, she is perhaps best known for her role in the soap opera "Guiding Light.
- 1st time since 1910 no AL player, played in every game
- Nigeria becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet
- The Jaynetts - Sally, Go 'Round The Roses
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby
- Jimmy Gilmer - Sugar Shack
- Garnet Mimms - Cry Baby
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- The Tymes - Wonderful! Wonderful!
- Martha & the Vandellas - Heat Wave
- Ray Charles - Busted
- The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me
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