Sunday 2 June 1963
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Harvey and Jay B Cooper.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's My Party by Lesley Gore.
In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Irma la Douce, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963
while Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die fünfte Kolonne.
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1963 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Brian Harvey: Baseball umpire (NL).
- Jay B Cooper: Coral Gables, Florida -- Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Jamaica).
- Tim Balmer: Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- Canadian Tour golfer (Bermuda Open-1990).
- Jim Burns: American entrepreneur.
- Bernard Cazeneuve: French politician who, until his appointment as Junior Minister for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by President François Hollande on 16 May 2012, was a member of the National Assembly of France where he represented the 5th constituency of Manche on behalf of the Socialist Party.
- Anand Abhyankar: Indian actor (d. 2012)
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
- The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
- Lou Christie - Two Faces Have I
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him
- Brenda Lee - Losing You
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
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