Wednesday 2 October 1963
It was Wednesday, 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 2 October 1963 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Francesca Dellera: Italian actress and model.
- Libby Wilson: Brisbane, Queensland -- Golfer (1988 - Singapore Open).
- Keith Bradshaw: Australian cricketer and accountant.
- W German Chancellor Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR
- Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Sandy Koufax sets a World Series record by striking out 15 New York Yankees in a 5-2 victory in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium. The Dodgers sweep the series in four straight, with Koufax defeating the Yankees 2-1 in Game 4 at Dodger Stadium.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmy Gilmer - Sugar Shack
- The Angels - My Boyfriend's Back
- Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby
- The Jaynetts - Sally, Go 'Round The Roses
- Ray Charles - Busted
- Martha & the Vandellas - Heat Wave
- Garnet Mimms - Cry Baby
- The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me
- The Tymes - Wonderful! Wonderful!
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