Tuesday 6 August 1963
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder.
In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits.
Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, 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 6 August 1963 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Michelle Yeoh: Movie Actress.
- Kevin Mitnick: American computer hacker, world famous.
- Eros Poli: Italian professional bicyclist, the winner of a Gold Medal at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.
- Tomoyuki Dan: Japanese voice actor (d. 2013).
- Charles Ingram: English soldier author and game show contestant.
- [Michael] Tony Dees: Pascagoula, Mississippi -- Hurdler
- Kimberley Conrad Hefner: Moulton, Alabama -- Playmate of year (Jan, 1988)
- Thomas Bohrer: US West Islip, New York -- Rower (1992 Olympics)
- Tom Keene: Actor (Our Daily Bread), dies of cancer at 68.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1963 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Little Stevie Wonder - Fingertips - Pt 2
- Jan & Dean - Surf City
- The Essex - Easier Said Than Done
- The Tymes - So Much In Love
- Peter, Paul & Mary - Blowin' In The Wind
- The Surfaris - Wipe Out
- Elvis Presley - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
- The Four Seasons - Candy Girl
- Lesley Gore - Judy's Turn To Cry
- Kai Winding & Orchestra - More
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