Tuesday 4 June 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carey Nelson and Jim Lachey.
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 4 June 1963 ?
- Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
- Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
- United States - Pentecost in 2006
- Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
- Finland - National flag day of the Finnish Defence Forces (on Mannerheim's birthday).
- Tonga - National Day.
- International Innocent Child Abuse Victim Day.
- Carey Nelson: Canada -- Marathoner (1996 Olympics).
- Jim Lachey: NFL tackle (Washington Redskins).
- Mossimo Giannulli: Fashion designer (hot).
- Sean Fitzpatrick: New Zealand rugby union player.
- Xavier McDaniel: American basketball player and coach.
- 1st transmission of Pop Go the Beatles on BBC radio
- British Minister of War John Profumo resigns due to Christine Keeler
- US President John Kennedy signs into law Public Law 88-36, repealing the Silver Purchase Act, prohibiting any further issuance of silver certificates, and authorizes $1 Federal Reserve notes for the first time, to replace the $1 silver certificates.
- President John F. Kennedy signs Executive Order 11110.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lesley Gore - It's My Party
- Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
- The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
- Al Martino - I Love You Because
- The Dovells - You Can't Sit Down
- Lou Christie - Two Faces Have I
- Jimmy Soul - If You Wanna Be Happy
- Bill Anderson - Still
- Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
- The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A.
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