Saturday 5 October 1963
It was Saturday, 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.
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- Laura Davies: Coventry, England -- LPGA golfer (1989 Lady Keystone Open).
- Michael Hadschieff: Austrian speed skater.
- Ronni Le Tekrø: Norwegian guitarist and songwriter (TNT and Vagabond).
- Nick Robinson: Journalist.
- Sophie Favier: Lyon, France -- Actress (Sans Interdits).
- 17th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-3 at Toronto
- Hyde St. Pier re-opens as State Historical Park
- Little Richard joins Everly Brothers Tour
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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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